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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.

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.

Survey highlights problems in the care pathway

9th July 2019

Our latest survey shows that people with cardiomyopathy and myocarditis are being left at risk due to inefficient 'care pathways' – the journey from diagnosis to treatment. Read on to find out more.

The Heart Hive research project crowdfunder has launched

15th May 2019

We have been working with researchers at Imperial College London to create The Heart Hive, a research project that will give a massive boost to research for cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. Read on to find out more about how you can get involved. 

'My mother... she always knew how to start something'

9th May 2019

We are celebrating our 30th anniversary by dedicating our May edition of My Life to the past 30 years. Frustrated by the lack of information and support available to those affected by cardiomyopathy, Carolyn Biro launched Cardiomyopathy UK (first called the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association) three decades ago. Read on to find out more. 

Why there's a buzz around Heart Hive research project

28th January 2019

2019 is set to be an exciting year for cardiomyopathy and myocarditis patients keen to get involved in cutting-edge research. Read about the ground-breaking Heart Hive project here. 

'Can I be honest?'

3rd January 2019

Cardiomyopathy UK Trustee Stephen Kirkham discusses improving communication skills to maintain trust between medical professionals and patients is both commendable and desirable, when it comes to shared decision making. Read his article here. 

Cardiomyopathy UK's Cracking Christmas

6th December 2018

Starting on the 7th Dec to the 18th Dec, we will be doing a Christmas Advent Calendar where we will be revealing something Christmas-related each day!