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My Marvellous Big Pocket Guide to Heart Failure

WELCOME TO THE PUMPING MARVELLOUS FOUNDATION They say good things come in small packages, we think that this is a marvellous example. Our pocket guide will provide you with some initial information, answers, support, and give examples of how you can live life well with a diagnosis of Heart Failure. This “Marvellous Pocket Guide” is […]

June 25, 2024

BEAT to TREAT in 60 Minutes

We know many people have a delayed diagnosis of heart failure. We hear it from patients and healthcare professionals alike. Even the National Heart Failure Audit consistently reports that 80% of people are diagnosed in the Hospital setting, where 41% of those have previously presented in Primary Care with symptoms of heart failure. However, we […]

June 18, 2024


A national award has been given to Dr. Rajiv Sankaranarayanan, Consultant Cardiologist and Heart Failure Lead at Liverpool University Hospitals, in recognition of his exceptional contribution to the care of patients with heart failure. Read more here.

January 24, 2024

World Heart Day 2023 – Report

We took our BEAT HF Heart Failure campaign to London for one day and illuminated the Capital through multi-channel advertising assets. The day was the 29th of September 2023 – World Heart Day. Read the report here

October 13, 2023

EitC Teams Up With AstraZeneca To Launch England’s First Community-Based Heart And Lung Screening Hub

EitC Teams Up With AstraZeneca To Launch England’s First Community-Based Heart And Lung Screening Hub Everton in the Community has partnered with AstraZeneca to set up England’s first heart and lung community-based screening hub, providing significant support for individuals suffering from chronic breathlessness. Made possible thanks to unrestricted grant funding from global science-led pharmaceutical company […]

October 13, 2023

Pumping Marvellous Foundation statement and response to the Observer article dated 23rd July 2023

“Revealed – Drug firms funding UK patient groups that lobby for NHS approval of medicines.” The Pumping Marvellous Foundation receives income from a wide variety of sources such as for-profit companies, trusts, grants, fundraiser activities, online shop, and the NHS. These funds are used for – Helping patients – Creating, printing, and distributing patient educational […]

July 23, 2023

National Cardiac Audit Programme: 2023 Annual Report for Patients, Carers and the Public

This patient report is designed as a companion to the 2023 National Cardiac Audit Programme (NCAP) report produced by the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR). NICOR is commissioned by NHS England and GIG Cymru/NHS Wales to complete national cardiac audits to inform healthcare providers and research organisations. Read the full report here.

June 9, 2023

Urgent action required to rebuild echo workforce

The British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) has today published an independent report warning that specialist echocardiography services across the NHS are experiencing unprecedented challenges as they struggle to retain, recruit and train staff. Read more here.

June 7, 2023

“Game Changer for patients with no life lengthening treatment options.”

NICE draft guidance recommends new treatment for chronic heart failure. People with a certain type of heart failure called Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF), meaning the heart doesn’t fill properly and Heart Failure with mildly reduced Ejection Fraction (HFmrEF) which means the heart doesn’t pump out blood efficiently, have now got a life […]

May 18, 2023