Heart Valve Voice is dedicated to providing patients with the resources they need to put their mind and body at ease during this challenging time. Below is a list of resources made or approved by Heart Valve Voice.
As part of our response to COVID-19 crisis we have been asking leading clinicians to respond to your frequently asked questions. Go to our YouTube Channel to see their responses and make sure you subscribe and click the notification button for more information.
For many heart valve disease patients this is a worrying time. During this crisis, there will be disruptions to appointments and treatment which will no doubt cause anxiety and distress. Now more than ever it is essential that you monitor your symptoms closely and if there is a significant change you should call your clinician and ensure they understand the severity of your symptoms.
Click here to download our Symptom Tracker and track the development of your symptoms.
Global Heart Hub
The Global Heart Hub is the first global non-profit organisation established to provide a voice for those affected by cardiovascular disease. This alliance of heart patient organisations, aims to create a unified global voice for those living with or affected by heart disease.
The Global Heart Hub's mission is to raise awareness of heart disease and the challenges it presents in everyday life. The Global Heart Hub is a platform for heart patient organisations to share their views, learn from each other’s best practice, unite on common advocacy goals, and share resources. We aim to increase awareness and understanding of the many heart conditions that exist, improve patient outcomes, enhance quality of life, and optimise longevity and healthy ageing.
Heart Valve Voice and the rest of the Hub members are working hard to provide the most up to date information on COVID-19 for valve disease patients around the world.
Click here for the latest news from the Global Heart Hub.
European Society of Cardiology
ESC is a volunteer-led, not-for-profit medical society. Their members and decision-makers are scientists, clinicians, nurses and allied professionals working in all fields of cardiology. ESC unite national cardiac societies from around the world and this unique network allows them to understand the impact of cardiovascular disease and how they can better reduce its burden. This diversity is their strength and enables them to produce rounded clinically led content.
Click here to access their extensive resource centre where you'll find up to date videos, articles, journals and podcasts relating to COVID-19 and cardiology.
At this time it is essential for our mental wellbeing that we stay connected and there are many tools and resources you can use to stay connected, and whilst we may not be able to physically connect with our loved ones, there is a vast array of digital tools available to help.
Click here for some hints and tips on how you can stay connected with the ones you love.