Latest news

New screening research published

18th November 2017

New research shows that screening young athletes for cardiac conditions will not predict if they are at risk of cardiac arrest.

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy can cause as much damage as a heart attack

13th November 2017

It is thought that at least 3,000 adults in the UK a year suffer from ‘broken heart syndrome’ – or takotsubo – but the true number may be even higher.

NHS in London to offer smartphone GP appointments

8th November 2017

The NHS is piloting a 24-hour service offering GP consultations via videolink on smartphones. The pilot scheme will initially cover 3.5 million patients in greater London.

My Heart Story campaign launches

1st November 2017

Cardiomyopathy UK's new campaign #MyHeartStory launches today, revealing tha 54% of people in the UK are unaware of their family history of heart disease. 

England may switch to "opt out" for organ donations

5th October 2017

Teresa May has hinted at new changes to the current organ donation system in her latest Conservative Party speech.

We've launched a new video resource

29th September 2017

To mark World Heart Day we've launched our brand new video resource, an introduction to treatment for cardiomyopathy.

New 20 minute blood test could save even more lives

28th September 2017

A new blood test that can detect signs of heart damage in 20 minutes could save hundreds of patients suffering from suspected heart attacks to be discharged more quickly according to new research published in the journal Circulation.

I'll do anything to support my family

19th September 2017

A devoted dad is gearing up for a half marathon on September 24 in aid of Cardiomyopathy UK

Staying in touch with Cardiomyopathy UK

18th September 2017

New changes to data protection means that our supporters need to tell us if they want to continue receiving information from us - even if they've signed up before.

Cardiac resynchronisation and defibrillators

8th September 2017

New research shows the benefits of ICDs for people treated with cardiac resynchronisation.