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'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. 
 

New research reveals lack of 'heart' knowledge during flu season

20th November 2019

Our new research reveals a concerning lack of knowledge that persistent flu-like symptoms can be signs of serious heart conditions, cardiomyopathy and myocarditis.

Myocarditis patient and relatives information evening

31st October 2019

Royal Brompton Hospital is hosting a myocarditis information day, providing an opportunity to find out more about causes, treatments and possible impact on future health following a diagnosis of myocarditis.

Paul's guaranteed to get a runner's high

28th October 2019

Our community of fundraisers raise vital funds for our work through a variety of events, but Met Police sergeant Paul Hollis is taking running for Cardiomyopathy UK to new heights. Read about Paul's Himalayan 100 Stage Race here.

Living with heart failure

30th September 2019

Receiving a diagnosis of heart failure can be difficult, so we have put together some tips for living with heart failure. Read our full advice here.

New drug called Dapagliflozin available for heart failure patients

9th September 2019

For heart failure patients there could soon be another new drug available alongside Entresto, called Dapagliflozin. This new drug will help people not only live longer and avoid hospitalisation but more importantly feel better within themselves. Read the full article here.

Hospital pioneers robotic surgery milestone

28th August 2019

A man from Wales has become one of the first people in the UK to undergo robotic heart surgery at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. This new type of surgery will allow more patients requiring specialist cardiothoracic treatment to benefit from cutting-edge surgery. Read the full story here.

Meditation amongst heart failure patients

12th August 2019

A recent study reveals the potential benefits of meditation in people who have been diagnosed with heart failure. Read the study findings here.

How satisfied have you been with your care?

5th August 2019

In our latest edition of My Life magazine, Jenny Taylor discusses her ongoing research into the impact a diagnosis of cardiomyopathy has on patients, carers and family members. Read the full article here.