Tag: COVID-19

Heart failure and Covid-19 Statement

BSH position statement on the roll out of COVID-19 vaccinations – December 2020 Heart failure and Covid-19 Statement People with heart failure are at increased risk of severe COVID-19. The British Society for Heart Failure strongly recommends that all those eligible accept vaccination, if offered. Vaccines allow an individual to develop immunity to a virus […]

December 18, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 and heart failure care in the UK

Findings revealed of first patient survey into the impact of COVID and Heart Failure care in the UK Under 60s report the highest levels of anxiety 65% have reported disruption to care appointments Following on from a recent survey around hospital admissions during COVID-19, a study has revealed the reasons WHY many people with heart […]

October 20, 2020

COVID19, heart failure and the future

From the patient position, there is utter confusion on many levels with regards to their heart failure and COVID-19. Take the problem into your own hands, we say. However, this is just one portion of the problem. The conversation then flows towards the melting away of services under the heat of COVID19. How do patients […]

April 23, 2020

Clinical Trials Newsflash – Effect of the COVID-19 virus outbreak

Clinical Trials Newsflash Very few new research projects on heart failure are likely to start until the COVID-19 virus pandemic is over Most existing clinical trials will stop enrolling new patients if this requires any face-to-face visits People who have already joined a clinical trial will be asked to continue only if it’s safe. Follow-up […]

March 19, 2020

Advice regarding ACE and ARB’s and COVID-19

ADVICE FOR PATIENTS TAKING ACE INHIBITORS (ACEi) OR ANGIOTENSIN RECEPTOR BLOCKERS (ARBs) AND CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFECTION It has been suggested that Hypertension (high blood pressure) may be associated with an increased risk of death in patients admitted to hospital with Coronavirus infection. Social media sites and some newspapers have speculated that this may be linked […]

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Statement

In response to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 in the UK, the Pumping Marvellous Foundation is stopping all travel by people volunteering for the charity. We will continue to assess the situation and make adjustments in line with the present and future developments aligned with UK Government recommendations. We are very much actively continuing to […]

March 10, 2020