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30 August 2019

On September the 22nd patients from across the UK will walk a mile to inspire others and demonstrate that you really do get your life back after treatment if it’s detected early. Brenda Walker is away in September so she decided to complete her walk a little earlier and here’s how she got on….

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16 August 2019

Heart Valve Voice will be partnering with Lancashire Cricket Foundation to improve the diagnosis, treatment and management of heart valve disease by raising awareness of its severity and the need for timely detection at the forthcoming Ashes Test.

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08 August 2019

Post Operative Observations: Everything from early discomfort, nights sweats and a runny nose but things are looking up!

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01 July 2019

In September 2019, Heart Valve Voice will be participating in the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week. Children across the UK will be sitting down together to read Grandad’s Heart Valve Disease Story. The story is based on a true relationship between a young boy, his sister and hid grandad. The book goes through the stages of grandad’s heart valve disease through the perspective of a child.

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22 November 2018

Less than a year after his treatment for heart valve disease, modern jive enthusiast Alan Tancred can’t wait to tread the boards at a sell-out three-day dance festival in Dorset on the weekend of the 23rd of November.

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24 July 2018

Introducing two more of our Patient Portraits: A New You patient ambassadors. Find out more about the competition here:

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18 July 2018

As the second half of our photography competition is well under way, we thought it would be great to introduce you to the patients who will be the focus of our winning photographers photographic documentary. The documentaries will depict what life is like after heart valve disease treatment and will show our patients living their best life since their recovery.

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19 April 2018

This time last year, Marina had never even heard of Heart Valve Voice. Now one year on she is a valued member of our Patient Action Group, she’s represented patients in a Medical Technology Group briefing with Professor Huon Gray, NHS National Clinical Director for Heart Disease, she has climbed to the top of St Paul’s Cathedral and is has now signed up as a member of our Heart Valve Voice Cycle Team!

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16 March 2018

Since hearing from Gerry about a year ago, we recently caught up with him and it sounds like he hasn’t stopped since his valve disease treatment! 15 trips in total in the last two years!

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24 October 2017

Valve patient Norman Thorpe has been hard at work since his valve surgery in March. Not only has he been volunteering in his local mediaeval Parish church in the village of Whalley he has also penned a book containing a series of essays. The essays, originally written for the Parish Magazine, are all about the colourful history that surrounds the church, village and valley. Norman is very happy to have completed his book which is something he couldn’t have done without his life changing treatment.

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