Cardiomyopathy information day in Glasgow

25th February 2016

Families affected by cardiomyopathy can find out more about the condition at our information day in Glasgow on Saturday, 9 April.

The day is second of six being held by Cardiomyopathy UK this year to help people learn more about the disease, advances in care, latest research and to meet others who are affected.  

People who come to our information days tell us they find them very helpful and encouraging.

The main speakers at the Glasgow day include Dr Gerry Carr-White, a consultant cardiologist at St Thomas’s Hospital in London and Dr Caroline Coats from the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Glasgow.

Dr Carr-White will be leading sessions on dilated cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, but people with other types of the disease are also welcome and their questions will be answered.

Dr Coats will be talking about cardiomyopathy and exercise.

Cardiomyopathy UK’s information manager Rona Eade will be talking about how the charity’s services, including its cardiomyopathy support nurses, support groups and support volunteers, help families affected by the disease.

The information day, at the will be held in the Botanic Suite, Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, 1-9 Grosvenor Terrace, G12 0TA from 9.30am to 5pm.

People affected by cardiomyopathy, their family members and friends are all welcome.

Attendance is free, but those who wish to join us for lunch are asked to pay £12 each towards the cost.

For more information and to book a place at the day, see here or call us on 01494 791224.

To find out what people say about our information days, see here.