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Heart Rhythm Congress 2017

The largest heart rhythm event in the UK, Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) provides unrivalled opportunity for health care professionals interested in the management of arrhythmias to share effective practice, show case innovation, learn about latest developments and network with UK & international delegates.

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PATIENT DIES AFTER BEING DENIED ACCESS TO LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT DUE TO LACK OF NHS FUNDING

Arrhythmia Alliance is calling on NHS England to reconsider its ‘Commissioning through Evaluation’ (CtE) process, following the death of a high risk atrial fibrillation (AF) patient from a bleed to the brain after being refused a potentially life-saving treatment. The evaluation process of left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO), a treatment approved by the FDA and used across Europe, has meant hundreds of patients being denied access to this treatment with no guarantee when the evaluation will be completed to allow access.

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September Medical e-News 2017

Click below to download our September edition.

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