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Mumsnet supports our #MyHeartStory campaign

11th January 2018

Mumsnet - the UK's largest parenting website has supported and shared our #MyHeartStory campaign this January.

Women more likely to die after heart attack

8th January 2018

Fewer women in the UK would die from heart attacks if given the same treatments as men

Heart transplant waiting list up by 24%

4th January 2018

The number of people spending Christmas on the heart transplant waiting list is 24% higher than it was last Christmas.

Cardiomyopathy UK and Alexander Jansons Foundation join forces

19th December 2017

From 2018 we will be able to do more to support people affected by myocarditis.

Waiting lists for heart transplants have trebled

4th December 2017

New figures from the NHS Blood and Transplant service show the number of people on the waiting list for a new heart in the UK has increased by 162% since 2008

New Support Group in Sussex

23rd November 2017

We are launching a new support group in Sussex this week.

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.