Good communication helps improve outcomes for heart patients - credit AHA

Good communication helps improve outcomes for heart patients

Patients who said they communicated effectively with their healthcare providers were more likely to report the use of prescribed statin drugs and aspirin Patients with hardened arteries who reported good communication with their healthcare providers were less likely to use the emergency room and more likely to comply with their treatment plans, according to a […]

Generation NOW – How Do Health Systems Cope?

Generation NOW – How Do Health Systems Cope?

Generation Now – The Patient Revolution   As life races forward and humans play catch up with the ever increasing pace of “on demand” satisfaction to life’s queries. If you want an answer now, no problem, Google will satisfy the answer you need and throw alternatives into the mix. Due to increased accessibility to knowledge, […]

2017 “Marvellous Awards” Announced

Patients identify heart failure specialists for the Marvellous Awards 2017″ Preston, Lancashire, December 2016 – Health Care Professionals throughout the UK have been recognised and honoured by patients for their exceptional quality of care and treatment. Sponsored by The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, this award acknowledges the value that these Health Care Professionals bring to the […]

PPCM Awareness Steering Committee

New PPCM Awareness Steering Committee

PPCM Awareness Steering Committee – A New Birth of Awareness for Heart Failure Mums Inaugural Meeting for PPCM Awareness Steering Committee: A ground breaking step forward for The Pumping Marvellous Foundation who have been supporting mothers with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM), and helping in every way we can to raise PPCM awareness. A number of mums came together, […]

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 […]

Tesco now HeartSafe with 900 defibrillators installed in their stores

Tesco now HeartSafe

Tesco now HeartSafe with 900 defibrillators installed in their stores Arrhythmia Alliance has announced that every Tesco shopper is now HeartSafe with the placement of over 900 automated external defibrillators in stores across the UK, supported by the Defibs Save Lives campaign. This follows the launch of the Arrhythmia Alliance manifesto, ‘Now Is The Time… for […]

New Patient Version of Chronic Heart Failure Guidelines

New Patient Version of Chronic Heart Failure Guidelines

SIGN Publish New Chronic Heart Failure Guidelines Version for Patients A new patient version of the SIGN Chronic Heart Failure guidelines was published this week for people with Chronic ‪‎Heart Failure‬ in Scotland and their family, friends and carers. This new booklet explains the recommendations set out in a clinical guideline (published in March) produced […]

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