Tuesday 30th May 2017
On the 15-17 May the Heart Valve Voice cycle team took part in an epic adventure cycling from Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital in London to the EuroPCR conference in Paris.
Tuesday 1st August 2017
Following in the tradition of previous Heart Valve Voice Check Up events, the team at Heart Valve Voice will be hosting their 2017 check up event at the Emirates Old Trafford during England Cricket's England vs South Africa Test from the 4-8 August.
Monday 16th October 2017
Looking back on our very first meeting of the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day (EHVDAD) Steering Group that brought together representatives from patient action groups from countries such as France, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Holland and the UK. The group discussed different aspects of the day that will be held in September of 2018 and shared the challenges and opportunities that each country faces with regards to valve disease. Have a sneak peek at our meeting in the photos below, it was a great meeting and a beautiful day at the London Valves Conference and stay tuned for future developments.
Tuesday 8th May 2018
With the success of last years cycle ride, the team from Heart Valve Voice embarked on their second awareness raising cycle ride one year later. Team members cycled from London to Paris to help raise awareness of heart valve disease and the need for improved diagnosis and access to treatment. The cycle team was be made up of HVV Chief Executive Wil Woan and 13 clinicians and patients. The journey began in London on 21 May and finished with a ride up to the stage at the EuroPCR Conference in Paris on 23 May.
Thursday 6th September 2018
With the help of clinicians and patients from across the UK and in honour of the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, Heart Valve Voice will be presenting the results from the most recent 2017 Heart Valve Disease Survey on local radio stations.
Friday 29th March 2019
On the 29 March, Heart Valve Voice will help to host the UK’s first Valvular Heart Disease - Patient Engagement Day to be held at Edgbaston Park Hotel, University of Birmingham. The patient day is being held in partnership with Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the British Society of Echocardiography, the British Heart Foundation and the British Heart Valve Society.
Thursday 28th February 2019
HVV is bringing together patient volunteers to discuss some of the key issues that effect patients leading up to surgery and how technology can help identify the optimal time for intervention. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to hear more.
Wednesday 10th April 2019
Heart Valve Voice's policy manager Gregg Hutchings had the pleasure of presenting at Croydon University Hospital today. A mixture of patient and clinicians attend the talks, it was a chance for Heart Valve Voice to create awareness in local services in helping heart valve disease patients along the treatment pathway. The talks show the importance primary care, communities and local services have in giving the right treatment for patients.