STARS News & Events
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.
1 in 2 people will faint at some time in their life - ALLIANCE WORLD HEART RHYTHM WEEK 4 - 10 JUNE 2018
4 June 2018, Oxfordshire STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures) is celebrating its 25th anniversary and will be raising awareness of the link between fainting and arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) during the Arrhythmia Alliance World Heart Rhythm Week.
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE WORLD HEART RHYTHM WEEK 4 - 10 JUNE 2018 - STARS
6.1 million Americans at risk of deadly stroke due to an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation
Free Pulse Checks for Londoners during Global AF Awareness Week
More than 150,0000 Londoners have the most common type of irregular heartbeat, which is called Atrial Fibrillation or AF, and are at higher risk of a stroke. Not everyone with AF has symptoms and a simple pulse rhythm check could save their life.
Wearable Technology: Safeguards will help boost sales
This month Apple claimed that its much-feted, but reportedly under-selling, Apple Watch had saved lives. In one case a 62-year-old builder felt terrible after lunch. His watch had revealed an abnormally high pulse and he called an ambulance. Doctors were said to have told him that he might have died if he had gone straight home. This is a good news story, but medical specialists fear that it may create a misleading impression about the accuracy of personal pulse checkers in hand-held monitors and smartphones.
INTERNATIONAL HEART RHYTHM CONGRESS CALLS FOR URGENT ACTION TO PREVENT THOUSANDS OF UNNECESSARY DEATHS FROM ARRHYTHMIAS..
Over 3,000 heart rhythm specialists and healthcare professionals from around the world are arriving in Birmingham for the annual Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC), starting on Sunday (1-4 October), the UK’s largest educational congress devoted solely to arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders).
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE WELCOMES NHS CALL TO PROVIDE TESTS TO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WITH UNDIAGNOSED HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS
Local health authorities do not mandate or commission manual pulse rhythm checks recommended as part of NHS health check service
LOCAL HEART RHYTHM CHARITY PARTNERS WITH FBI
Wednesday 2 August: Chipping Norton, UK: Today at the annual FBI National Academy Associates conference held in Washington DC, USA, Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and Trustee, Arrhythmia Alliance is calling on all delegates in attendance and to Police Chiefs across the United States to place an automated external defibrillator (AED) in every police vehicle to help save lives from sudden cardiac death – the number one killer in the USA.
Interview with Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder & Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance
Arrhythmia Alliance is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, healthcare professionals, policy-makers, politicians, allied professionals and all those involved in the care of or affected by cardiac arrhythmias. Arrhythmia Alliance works in collaboration to improve diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those suffering with arrhythmias.