Heart Valve Voice News
Sunday 5th April 2020
Roger Black was diagnosed with an unidentified murmur whilst at school. Now, after a career which saw him win Silver Medals at the Olympics and Gold medals at The World Championships, Roger is beginning to think more about his heart valve disease story.
Friday 3rd April 2020
COVID-19 is an illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus. With the number of cases in the UK set to increase, hospitals have begun preparation for a potential increase in patients. In some cases, this means the cancellation of non-emergency operations to reduce the strain on staffing and beds. Chris Young, Heart Valve Voice Chairman and Cardiac Surgeon at St Thomas Hospital said “It is important to understand that while some elective operating may cease there will always be procedures in place to recognise and cater for urgent patients. “
Tuesday 24th March 2020
Ian Brown, a 52-year-old football fanatic and avid fisherman, has been married to his beloved wife Kay for 28 years. Together with daughters Emma and Sophie, they faced his heart valve disease challenge by finding strength in unity and family. Their story begins in the year 2000.
Friday 14th February 2020
Valentine's Day is all about spending time with your significant other and taking the moment to pay special attention to them. Heart Valve Voice is taking this opportunity to encourage everyone to take a second to think about the symptoms of heart valve disease.
Monday 10th February 2020
On the 10th of February Heart Valve Voice is holding a patient engagement day in our Manchester offices. We invited members of the Patient Action Group to join us to discuss our pledges and actions for 2020 and how we can represent our patients most effectively.
Friday 7th February 2020
Last week we were delighted to host a roundtable discussion with clinicians and industry leaders at Health Innovation Manchester, Citylabs. Health Innovation Manchester strive to deliver innovation into frontline care and are committed to transforming the health and wellbeing of Greater Manchester’s citizens.