AF Association News & Events
New device revolutionises treatment of common heart condition
A new device that maps the heart is set to transform the treatment of patients with irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia).
AF ASSOCIATION HEALTHCARE PIONEERS REPORT 2019
Biosense Webster launches report - The Burden of Atrial Fibrillation: Understanding the Impact of the New Millennium Epidemic Across Europe
New report released during AF Association Global AF Aware Week highlights AF as one of the world’s most significant health issues
ONE IN FOUR PEOPLE WILL DEVELOP AF IN THEIR LIFETIME YET SURVEYS SHOW MANY ARE STILL NOT BEING DIAGNOSED WITH THE CONDITION LEAVING THEM AT INCREASED RISK OF STROKE
Checking your pulse can give early warning of stroke risk
Atrial Fibrillation Association won a Commended Award for our AF and You Booklet
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.
Take your places for the Heart Rhythm Congress
The annual Heart Rhythm Congress, which takes place this year between 7-10 October at the ICC in Birmingham, is the largest gathering of arrhythmia specialists and patients of its kind in the UK, with over 3000 delegates, exhibitors and patient visitors.
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.