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February Patient e-News 2019

Here is you February update from us.

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January Patient e-News 2019

Get all the latest for January all in one place.

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November patient e-News 2018

Get all the latest news updates from us all in one place.

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October Patient e-News 2018

Get all the latest from us for this month and register for Patients Day 2018!

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Making promises for all our hearts

World Heart Day is the world’s biggest awareness-raising platform for cardiovascular disease. The annual campaign brings together individuals, families, communities and organisations around the world to participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. This year’s theme for World Heart Day is to make a promise... for my heart, for your heart, for all our hearts.

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We’re supporting the Cardiovascular Health campaign with Media Planet UK

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A Mother’s Mission to Educate the World About Arrhythmia

When Trudie Lobban’s daughter Francesca, now 29, was a baby, the girl had fainting episodes up to eight times a day. It took three years until Francesca was diagnosed with Reflex Anoxic Seizures (RAS), a condition that caused her heart to briefly stop.

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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.

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September Patient e-News 2018

We Need You! Find out all the latest here.

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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.

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