NIQOR National Heart Failure Audit

More Patients than Ever Surviving Heart Failure, National Audit Finds

More patients than ever surviving heart failure following key improvements, audit finds Acute heart failure necessitating hospital admission is a life threatening condition. The quality of care including specialist involvement during an admission, determines the immediate and long-term outcomes including likelihood of survival. Yet while the audit reports several improvements, it also found that the […]

Eindhoven researchers develop faster, new patient-friendly method to determine severity of heart failure

New method to determine severity of heart failure – News

Eindhoven researchers develop faster, new patient-friendly method to determine severity of heart failure Methods currently employed to determine the severity of heart failure are very limited. Researchers at TU/e and the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven have therefore developed a method that is very quick, non-invasive, cost-effective and can be performed at the hospital bedside. Moreover, […]

MedTech Week: Heart Failure Patient Innovation Nick Hartshorne Evans

MedTech Week: Heart Failure Patient Innovation

For MedTech Week, leader of HF advocacy and the heart failure patient conversation, Nick Hartshorne Evans explains how and why patient-led heart failure communities are driving access to the latest heart failure information, innovations and therapies MedTech Week: How to Enable Access to Innovation in Heart Failure for Patients? QUESTION: As an active leader in […]

Echocardiography and Heart Failure

We put some common questions to Dr Rick Steeds, Consultant Cardiologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and Chair of the British Society of Echocardiology (BSE) about Echocardiography and heart failure Alongside his practice in general Cardiology, Rick sub-specialises in cardiac imaging and the management of valvular heart disease. He very kindly, and purposefully answers our questions to […]