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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. 

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.

Launch of DrugStars partnership

6th June 2019

We are excited to be launching our new partnership with DrugStars! As you take your medicine, vitamins or pain killers, you earn stars which you can donate to Cardiomyopathy UK.

‘There was no internet when I was diagnosed’

19th May 2019

While waiting as a patient at St George's Hospital, London, Hugh Brazier stumbled upon a leaflet advertising the Cardiomyopathy Association, and decided to join. “For the first time I had a sense of not being alone...” Hugh recalls. Read his story in full here.

Call for new support groups

9th April 2019

The Cardiomyopathy UK local support group often provides people affected by cardiomyopathy and myocarditis their first opportunity to meet with other people similarly affected. We are currently looking to set up new support groups across the country. Read on for more information.

A good night's sleep

11th February 2019

Getting sufficient sleep is important to our overall health and equally important is getting a good quality as well as the quantity of sleep. Our support nurse Jayne Partridge has shared some ideas on how to get a better night's sleep. 

'Reaching more people than ever before'

5th February 2019

Cardiomyopathy UK's Chief Executive Joel Rose discusses plans for 2019, including our special 30th Anniversary edition of My Life. Read on to find out more. 

Straight to the heart of the matter

28th January 2019

Dr Rameen Shakur, based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US, received a £95,000 fellowship award from the Alexander Jansons Fund for his research into the causes and treatment of myocarditis. Read his interview here.

Protecting yourself against the cold weather

8th January 2019

It is important for anyone with a heart condition to stay warm during the winter. As we gear up for the colder weather, Support Nurse Jayne Partridge has provided us with some advice on how to protect ourselves.