STARS News & Events
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 ...
Ryanair pilot FAINTS in mid-air
A Ryanair pilot fainted as his plane was being diverted during a thunderstorm.
Deliciously Ella, which first started as a healthy eating blog in 2011 , is expanding
The 26-year-old, who started her Deliciously Ella blog in 2011 after being struck down with a debilitating illness called postural tachycardia syndrome, claims that she doesn't endorsed the movement.
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.
August Patient e-News 2018
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What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?
You likely have heard the term arrhythmia, but what many people don't realize is that there are many different types of arrhythmias. They are classified ...
I was a doctor prone to fainting. This is how I got over it
Like 12% of medical students, the graphic sights of the operating theatre caused me to faint. But slowly, after many queasy incidents, I learned how to cope
Arrhythmia nurse specialist named RCN Nurse of the Year 2018
Angela Hall has been named RCN Nurse of the Year for her innovative work in improving the care and safety of patients with heart rhythm disorders.
July Patient e-news 2018
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Fainting can warn of a fatal irregular heart rhythm condition
Arrhythmias are frequently left undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and can cause people to faint. An estimated 39% of children and 30% of adults diagnosed with epilepsy actually have an underlying, potentially fatal, arrhythmia,” says Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder of heart rhythm charity, Arrhythmia Alliance and sister charity STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures).