Category: Heart failure

Success in Heart Failure

In the Guardian Newspaper for World Heart Day 29th September 2019 Read our article in the cardiovascular supplement in the Guardian on the 29th September 2019 Visit PMTVLive – The Pumping Marvellous Foundations YouTube channel Visit Heart Failure Aware – The Pumping Marvellous Foundations awareness page If you need help and you have heart failure […]

September 29, 2019

DAPA-HF trial detailed results for Farxiga

DAPA-HF is the first outcomes trial with an SGLT2 inhibitor, Farxiga for treatment for patients with HFrEF HOPE for people living with heart failure has been presented on the 1st September 2019 BST 1.30pm at ESC Congress in Paris 2019. Detailed results of the Phase III DAPA-HF trial show all the primary endpoints achieved with […]

September 1, 2019

Suck a Lemon Challenge 2019

THE VAN-GUARDS KEEPING BRITISH HEARTS PUMPING WITH A DOSE OF LEMON-AID Preston (plus 34 other stops around the UK!), 7 May 2019: Hitting the M6 today is a bright yellow van to drive awareness of just how much ‘heart failure sucks’ this Heart Failure Awareness Week (6-12 May). Driver Nick, diagnosed with heart failure in […]

May 4, 2019

Jamie’s story of courage and determination PRESS RELEASE

29 year old Jamie is making special memories, whilst raising funds and awareness about Heart Failure Despite being diagnosed with Heart Failure and told by specialists he had until last summer to live, 29 year old Jamie Wilding is determined to make the most of whatever time he has left. He is making special memories […]

February 22, 2019

Mitraclip gets the go ahead from NICE

An important step forward in therapy for people with mitral regurgitation NICE press release 6th December 2018 Starts An innovative minimally invasive procedure to repair a heart valve has been approved for use in the NHS for patients who would otherwise be unable to have conventional open heart surgery. Until now the only option for […]

December 6, 2018

Investigational Extravascular ICD System

Medtronic Begins Pilot Study of Investigational Extravascular ICD System   Chronic Study Evaluating New Extravascular ICD System Designed to Deliver Pacing and Defibrillation Therapy Via a Lead Placed Under the Sternum, Outside the Heart and Veins Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the start of a pilot study of its investigational Extravascular ICD Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator […]

August 13, 2018

Heart Failure Diagnosis Delivery?

Heart Failure Diagnosis Hattie83 How you receive a heart failure diagnosis is important, and can shape how you go on to self care and your attitude of how you self manage your condition. Education and health literacy is a vital element. The general public’s awareness of heart failure is poor, so learning what heart failure […]

August 10, 2018

Marvellous Mentors

Marvellous Mentors GM Thinking about health system challenges differently. Our latest project with Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. Thinking about plugging service provision in #heartfailure by raising the profile of the condition and how to get the patient to the specialist where their prognosis is better. Marvellous Mentors GM introduces our Atrium 51 Launchpad […]

August 2, 2018

ISCOMAT trial is recruiting

ISCOMAT trial The ISCOMAT trial is now recruiting patients across the UK. This is a large trial based around the management of heart failure medicines with patients. The ISCOMAT trial centre is based across Bradford and Leeds and is one of the largest current NIHR funded trails on heart failure across the country. The Pumping […]

June 22, 2018

Living With Heart Failure Infographic #HFpatientsTellUs

Our Heart Failure Community Share the Impact of Heart Failure, Their Self Care Priorities, How They Feel, and What They Want from Future Medical Therapy, with our New Living with Heart Failure Infographic. We asked our heart failure community how they feel about heart failure, in a 5-minute poll, enabling insight and opening the door […]

March 2, 2018

Flu Vaccine Cuts Risk of Death for Heart Failure

Getting Flu Vaccine Cuts Risk of Death by Half in People with Heart Failure For people with heart failure, getting a seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine in a given year was associated with a 50 percent drop in the risk of death during flu season and a 20 percent drop in the risk of death during […]

March 2, 2018

Heart Failure Infographic

Heart Failure Infographic makes Heart Failure clearer for everyone Heart failure is a syndrome caused by many different reasons. We have produced this heart failure infographic to help people understand – What it is What are the common symptoms of heart failure What are the common causes of heart failure Some facts and figures around […]

February 8, 2018

2017 Most Read Heart Failure Information

Top 5: 2017 Most Read As 2017 draws to a close, browse Pumping Marvellous’ Top 5 2017 most read pages and downloads: Heart Failure Toolkits Download Pumping Marvellous’ series of Heart Failure Toolkits which help patients and carers self manage their condition better. Written by patients for patients. Medications for Heart Failure When you have heart […]

December 31, 2017

Marvellous Awards 2018 Tooting Cardiologist Wins Roy Award

Heart Failure Health Care Professional recognised for marvellous quality of care by the UK’s Heart Failure charity. The Pumping Marvellous Foundation awards “THE ROY AWARD” for outstanding contribution to Heart Failure services. Dr Lisa Anderson Heart Failure Cardiologist based at St George’s University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Tooting – Wins National Roy Award Preston, Lancashire, December […]

December 7, 2017

Fifty Years of Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant Success -The Impact of Dr Barnard Fifty Years On – Heart failure patient Sarah shares her thoughts on the enormous impact of the game-changing, world’s-first heart transplant achievement in 1967 and says thank you for the bravery and skills, still giving us hope today. “It’s hard to believe that it was fifty years […]

December 3, 2017