Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Tens of thousands of pacemaker wearers missing out on MRI scan due to perceived dangers
Half a million people in the UK wear pacemakers or defibrillators to keep their hearts working. Yet tens of thousands can’t get an MRI scan to detect potentially life-threatening conditions, because of a long-held but mistaken assumption that it could damage the device – or the patient.
September Patient e-News 2018
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Improve the care of people living with AF Patient Survey
We want to improve the care of people living with AF. This short survey, sponsored by a pharmaceutical company, is for people who are taking an anti-coagulant therapy to prevent an AF-related stroke. The outputs of this research will be used for information only by the sponsoring pharmaceutical company and no confidential information will be passed on to them.
Cardiac Rhythm News- 6th September 2018
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Girl, 11, will get life-saving dog to keep her safe at night!
Jodie suffers from Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTs), but the golden Labrador has given her the confidence go out and get on with ...
Matt Hancock: new technology is key to making NHS the world's best
Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, is to set out plans to make the NHS an ‘ecosystem for the best technology available’ at the NHS Expo in Manchester yesterday.
NHS accelerator launches international search for innovations supporting the prevention and early intervention of cancer and cardiovascular disease
A NEW search for the world’s best healthcare innovations to help improve patients’ lives launches today, focussing on key NHS priorities including the prevention and early intervention of cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
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.
Have you had, or do you have an ICM (Implantable Cardiac Monitor) or an ILR (Insertable Loop Recorder)?
We are looking for people to attend a patient focus meeting on Saturday 6th October, at the ICC in Birmingham. The purpose of the group is to get a better understadning from patients on the devices, and find out what prevents accessing the devices, as well as the benefits of the devices.
FREE Patients Day places for CPVT and PSVT/SVT patients
We have funding for 10 free places to the CPVT session and 15 free places to the PSVT/SVT patient meetings