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New chair of NHS England revealed

The Department of Health and Social Care has proposed Conservative peer Lord Prior of Brampton as the new Chair of NHS England.

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Cardiac rhythm News 24 August 2018

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Four out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation have unknown brain damage

Four out of ten patients with atrial fibrillation but no history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack have previously unknown brain damage, according to the first results of the Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort Study (Swiss-AF) presented today at ESC Congress 2018.

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The rise of smartphones and wearables for AF detection: WATCH-AF and DETECT-AF pro

How to best combine optimal screening and diagnosis for atrial fibrillation (AF) has long been a challenge. At European Heart Rhythm Association Congress (EHRA; 18–20 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain) Jens Eckstein (University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland) presented the case for how modern technology can help to address this issue.

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Cardiac Rhythm News - 10 August 2018

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August Medical e-News 2018

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NHS launches consultation on ICP contracts

The 12 week consultation will be from Friday August 3 to Friday October 26 and people can give their views on line or by post. NHS England will also hold engagement events during the consultation period to listen to stakeholders’ views.

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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.

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August Patient e-News 2018

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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 ...

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