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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.

Tackling heart prevention in the NHS

14th August 2017

New NHS scheme could be good news for cardiomyopathy

National Heart Failure Audit

11th August 2017

Heart failure audit show a positive trend but much more needs to be done.

Embryo editing breakthrough 

3rd August 2017

A breakthrough in gene editing could have a major impact for families with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Professor Perry Elliott becomes Cardiomyopathy UK’s next President

3rd August 2017

Leading Professor Perry Elliott is named as Cardiomyopathy UK’s new President.

Hospitals taking measures to improve discharge summaries for patients

28th July 2017

A three month audit at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust was undertaken to review the existing quality of heart failure discharge summaries, resulting in plans in place to introduce a 10 point checklist.