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Healthy eating

16th October 2018

Our specialist helpline nurse Jayne Partidge recently posted about healthy eating in our closed Facebook group. Read her full post here.

Cardiomyopathy patients urged to tell the DVLA about their condition

18th September 2018

Motorists who have a condition listed on The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website are being urged to notify the DVLA or risk being fined or prosecuted.

Have pacemaker, will travel

16th September 2018

Mike Richardson had always led a busy outdoor life, and his diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy in 2008 hasn't slowed him down. Read his story here.

My dream is to dance with Flynn at his wedding

4th September 2018

Claire's hopes of a large family were shattered when she found out she had peripartum cardiomyopathy, but she treasures being a mum to Flynn. Read her story here

Low levels of air pollution are linked to serious changes of the heart

7th August 2018

New research has shown that air pollution can be more damaging to our hearts than we originally thought. Read more about the study here.

Government announces organ ‘opt-out’ donation system by 2020

6th August 2018

As the government announces plans to change the organ donation system, read more about our stance and response to the proposed changes.

Maddy's story

14th May 2018

A young and active woman with a zest for life, Maddy was just 18 when she was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. Read her story here.

A marathon challenge for Leon

25th April 2018

Leon Lima took on the London Marathon for us in an incredible 3 hours and 11 minutes, in honour of his son Luka, who has dilated cardiomyopathy. Read his story here.

The latest issue of My Life is out now

23rd April 2018

Our latest issue of our My Life magazine is out now!

Preventing sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

29th March 2018

A new worldwide study has validated the ESC recommendations of predicting and preventing sudden cardiac death in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).