Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Congratulations to the Boston Scientific EU UK Rhythm Management team
Free stroke prevention tests to be held across the borough this week
A CUTTING-edge stroke prevention test will be available for free on the St Helens streets this week at a series of events held across the borough.
Arrhythmia Alliance Educates people on the Risks of Heart Rhythm Disorders for World Heart Day 2018
World Heart Day is a global campaign to raise awareness of heart health, Arrhythmia Alliance is urging everyone to Know Your Pulse to know your heart rhythm. The aim is to educate people about the risk factors relating to the heart, which can result in premature deaths from heart disease and stroke.
Would YOU wear it? Hi-tech T-shirt that could help doctors spot risk of stoke
A T-shirt that constantly monitors the heart’s activity and detects abnormalities could help protect people against stroke — and may even help diagnose the cause of fainting.
Tens of thousands of pacemaker wearers missing out on MRI scan due to perceived dangers
Half a million people in the UK wear pacemakers or defibrillators to keep their hearts working. Yet tens of thousands can’t get an MRI scan to detect potentially life-threatening conditions, because of a long-held but mistaken assumption that it could damage the device – or the patient.
September Patient e-News 2018
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Improve the care of people living with AF Patient Survey
We want to improve the care of people living with AF. This short survey, sponsored by a pharmaceutical company, is for people who are taking an anti-coagulant therapy to prevent an AF-related stroke. The outputs of this research will be used for information only by the sponsoring pharmaceutical company and no confidential information will be passed on to them.
Matt Hancock: new technology is key to making NHS the world's best
Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, is to set out plans to make the NHS an ‘ecosystem for the best technology available’ at the NHS Expo in Manchester yesterday.
Girl, 11, will get life-saving dog to keep her safe at night!
Jodie suffers from Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTs), but the golden Labrador has given her the confidence go out and get on with ...
Have you had, or do you have an ICM (Implantable Cardiac Monitor) or an ILR (Insertable Loop Recorder)?
We are looking for people to attend a patient focus meeting on Saturday 6th October, at the ICC in Birmingham. The purpose of the group is to get a better understadning from patients on the devices, and find out what prevents accessing the devices, as well as the benefits of the devices.