Monday 3rd October 2016
James McElwee, from King’s Health, is a retired Printer and Voluntary International Rescue worker. In 2004, aged 60, he underwent valve replacement surgery for aortic stenosis and in 2015 had his aortic valve replaced again. He has written this account to help more people to become aware of this condition, and help reassure valve disease patients of the positive outcomes of treatment.
Thursday 7th April 2016
Tracy’s dad Steve Langton (see 6th April blog) had surgery for heart valve disease recently. Here, she writes about how the disease has affected her family and the support they all received from the Heart Valve Voice Facebook page.
Friday 11th December 2015
Kevin was treated for mitral valve disease in 2014, having been diagnosed 18 years prior! Here, in the first of three entries, he writes in detail about his experience of diagnosis and living with heart valve disease.
Tuesday 28th April 2015
Dr Shelley Rahman Haley, Heart Valve Voice Trustee, is a Consultant Cardiologist for the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust. She attended our event at Crewe Alexandra FC in 2015, and below she explains the importance of having a heart check.