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Dharambir Singh's Captain Tom 100 Challenge

30th April 2021

This weekend sees the launch of the Captain Tom 100 Challenge for 1000s of people across the nation. Cardiomyopathy UK supporter, Dharambir Singh Dhadyalla, is one of those inspirational fundraisers. Read his story here. 

Captain Tom 100 Challenge - Elis and Jasmine's Story

26th April 2021

Meet Trustee Elis, and his fiancee Jasmine who are members of our Youth Panel! Read on and discover their top tips for fundraising, and get inspiration for your own Captain Tom 100 Challenge. 

Change Agenda Launched

20th April 2021

We have launched our new Change Agenda highlighting how diagnosis, treatment and support for people with cardiomyopathy can be improved.

Beating For Two

28th January 2021

Cardiomyopathy UK launches a new campaign, Beating for Two, to raise awareness of peripartum cardiomyopathy, (PPCM). PPCM is a serious heart condition which can occur during the last month or after pregnancy. Read our article here. 

Change the World of Cardiomyopathy - Our Urgent Appeal

7th August 2020

Read on to discover how you can help us to change the world of cardiomyopathy. 

Fasting during Ramadan

20th April 2020

This week marks the beginning of Ramadan, the ninth and the most holy month of the Islamic calendar. Cardiomyopathy UK Support Nurse Jayne has written guidance for those who will be fasting during this time.

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.

'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.

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.