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30 Day Home Challenge

30th March 2020

Heard about the 30 Day Home Challenge? Click here to read what the Cardiomyopathy Team have signed up for.

Charity’s Update on COVID-19

17th March 2020

Cardiomyopathy UK understands that COVID-19 is causing not unreasonable anxiety and worry for our community of people affected by cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. Read our latest update here and find out how we can support you.

 

Coronavirus Update

9th March 2020

The current evidence is still that most cases appear to be mild but people with weakened immune systems, older people and those with long term conditions such as cardiomyopathy and myocarditis may experience complications.

Wireless in-heart device

4th March 2020

A clinical trial has launched at the Hammersmith Hospital in London, the trial is the first of its kind and involves a specialist device called a V-LAP device. It is hoped that the device could improve the quality of life for people living with heart failure.

Coronavirus Update

27th February 2020

You may see Coronavirus being referred to as COVID-19. The symptoms are the same as we have previously reported which can include coughing, sneezing, high fever and shortness of breath. The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common such as cold or flu.

Coronavirus

6th February 2020

There has been lots of coverage in the global press about the coronavirus recently identified in China. A coronavirus is a type of virus like a cold or the ‘flu. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world.

Third Place for Hollis in Himalayan 100 Challenge

20th January 2020

Our fabulous fundraiser Paul Hollis has successfully completed the Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race. Not only did he complete this epic challenge he classified third overall and has raised a fantastic £1200 for Cardiomyopathy UK.

'When I went out to beat a friend’s Parkrun time I had no idea it would lead to a HCM diagnosis'

15th December 2019

Mark has always led an active lifestyle, however, he was recently diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). He bravely shares his story with us.

'My illness and the battles I have faced have made me who I am today'

1st December 2019

Bryony bravely shares the battles her and her family have faced with cardiomyopathy and how she doesn't let it stop her living a fulfilling life. 

2019 National Conference round-up

21st November 2019

On 9 November 2019 we held our annual National Conference in London, which included attendees, speakers, staff and supporters to discuss all things related to cardiomyopathy. Read our round up of the conference here.