Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
CPR & AED Awareness to Be Added to the UK National School Curriculum following tireless work of Arrhythmia Alliance
Lifesaving first aid, including education on the purpose of defibrillators (AED’s) and when they need to be used, is set to be introduced into the national school curriculum. Following years of campaigns, such as the Arrhythmia Alliance - Defibs Save Lives campaign, the draft regulations could be introduced by 2020.
August Patient e-News 2018
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Newcastle Ablation – Ultra-High Density Mapping and Impedance Guided Ablation
New Atrial Fibrillation Patient Support Group launched in Frome
Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) affect over two million people in the UK and atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia. People aged 40 ...
Cardiac Rhythm News - 27 July 2018
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What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?
You likely have heard the term arrhythmia, but what many people don't realize is that there are many different types of arrhythmias. They are classified ...
CPR Could Be Added to the UK National School Curriculum
In a landmark move, the UK government has today revealed plans to add CPR to the national curriculum.
How GPs are preventing thousands of strokes in the UK
On its 70th anniversary, there is good news from the NHS. About 7,000 strokes have been prevented, per year, thanks to GPs getting better at identifying people with a common form of heart arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation and thanks to more of these people being prescribed anticoagulant drugs.
July Medical e-News 2018
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Six-year-old boy collapses and dies in front of friends in town centre park
A six-year-old boy has collapsed and died in front of his friends while playing in a park over the weekend. Paramedics fought to save the boy's life after he collapsed at King's Park in Bournemouth, but he died a short time later