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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NICE draft guidance recommends new treatment for chronic heart failure.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

Dance your way to a healthier heart for Eurovision

As Liverpool gears up for its biggest ever party, the message from health chiefs is to dance your way to a healthier heart. The Pumping Marvellous Foundation is bringing its BEATie van to The Strand, near Canning Dock, offering quick blood pressure checks, pulse checks and advice around heart failure to both Liverpool residents and […]

May 9, 2023

Have a heart and dance to the Eurovision BEATie!

Dance your way to a healthier heart for Eurovision – that’s the message from health chiefs as Liverpool gears up for its biggest ever party. The council’s Public Health team is partnering with Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital and the Pumping Marvellous Foundation to encourage people enjoying EuroFestival and visiting the Eurovision Village to have mini heart health checks […]

May 9, 2023