Category: Heart failure patient support

World’s First Self-Management Advent Calendar Launches

The Pumping Marvellous Foundation the UK’s Heart Failure Charity launches it’s Christmas Advent Calendar. The World’s First Self-Management Advent Calendar This year we have gone for a unique concept where every door of the advent calendar has a message from either patients, doctors, nurses or specialist exercise experts on how to better self-manage if you […]

December 1, 2020

Outlining The Best Ways To Prevent Heart Failure

Outlining The Best Ways To Prevent Heart Failure Whilst you may not realise it, the fact of the matter is that heart failure is one of the leading causes of death in the modern world. The symptoms of heart failure include shortness of breath, total body fatigue, and swelling of the feet, ankles, legs and […]

June 28, 2020

Heart-Healthy Tips For Summer

We are incredibly lucky to have had beautiful weather here in the UK for the last couple of weeks and it is a clear sign that summer is just around the corner. If you’re living with heart failure then you will know that it is important to take care of your health and wellbeing all […]

June 12, 2020

A Breakdown Of The Various Types Of Heart Failure

The words ‘heart failure’ can be extremely scary to hear. Of course, nobody wishes to have an issue with the most important organ in the human body. However, what some people may not know is that there are various different types of heart failure. Here at Pumping Marvellous, we are proud to be one of […]

May 15, 2020

How To Live Happily With Heart Failure

How To Live Happily With Heart Failure Just because you have been diagnosed with heart failure doesn’t mean it needs to dictate the way you live your life. Whilst you may find you need to make some slight lifestyle changes to ensure you are giving yourself the best chance of managing your heart failure, you […]

February 15, 2020

What causes Heart Failure

Unfortunately, heart failure is a long-term condition that may get worse over time. It is treatable and with treatment and lifestyle changes thankfully many people can still have a good quality of life. It is important to remember that heart failure does not mean your heart has stopped working, it just needs some support to […]

December 11, 2019

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

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

PMF Joins The Goodwill Partnership

The Pumping Marvellous Foundation becomes the 55th charity partner to join TGP [The Goodwill Partnership]   London 8th May 2017:  The Goodwill Partnership teams up with The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the UK’s patient led Heart Failure charity.   The Pumping Marvellous Foundation was founded in 2013 by a Heart Failure patient focused on the improvement […]

May 8, 2017

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, […]

April 7, 2017

Social Network Support for Heart Failure? – NIHR Research

NIHR CLAHRC Wessex – How Social Network Community Support Aids Management of Long-Term Conditions – Can You Help? Our friends at the National Institute for Health Research CLAHRC Wessex are calling for people with Heart Failure and other long term conditions to help inform them of the help they receive from social network and online support groups to […]

November 27, 2016

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, […]

June 20, 2016

Silver Surfers Triple in Past Ten Years

Social Networking Use Has Shot Up in Past Decade – for over 65s Silver Surfers Triple and all adults are up ten fold A study by the Pew Research Center has revealed a rapid rise in the use of social media networking among the over 65s in recent years, with users in this age group tripling […]

May 3, 2016