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Thursday 11th October 2018

Everyone who attended the recent exhibition for the finalists for the Patient Portraits: A New You photography competition at the Houses of Parliament we very impressed with the high quality of entries. But no one was more pleased and excited with the results of the competition than our Chairman Chris Young, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital.

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Thursday 11th October 2018

After almost a year in the making, the winners of the The Patient Portraits: A New You Photography Competition have been announced.

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Monday 24th September 2018

​I am pleased to announce the appointment of our newest trustee to the Heart Valve Voice Trustee Board. Susan Alderton, Senior Chief Clinical Physiologist and Echocardiography Lead from Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospital Trust brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of echocardiography and with heart valve disease patients.

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Tuesday 18th September 2018

The very first European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day was celebrated across Europe on the 8th September. We held our UK event at the London ExCel Centre as part of the lead up to PCR London Valves, world's largest educational meeting dedicated to the field of valvular heart disease.

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Tuesday 4th September 2018

​Ahead of the first ever European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day the European partner organisations involved will be presenting their European Heart Valve Disease Partnership Manifesto outlining the the core calls to action of the initiative.

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Friday 24th August 2018

Today CEO Wil Woan has been visiting the Heart Centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital to meet with the Cardiac Team. He also presented at the monthly cardiac team meeting to introduce the work of Heart Valve Voice and explain to the team how they can get involved.

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Tuesday 7th August 2018

The team from Heart Valve Voice including CEO Wil Woan, Trustee Pat Khan, NHS Patient and Public Advisor Neil Betteridge and Patient ambassadors Christine and Katharine Greenlands, Brenda Walker and Sandra Woodcock travelled to Cambridge today to discuss an upcoming study to develop an new innovative stethoscope.

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Tuesday 31st July 2018

Heart Valve Voice invites you to participate in the very first European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Tweet Chat to be held on 8 September at 16:30pm (GMT)

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Tuesday 24th July 2018

Mark Blatchly, Deputy Head Teacher and amateur athlete, lived a well-balanced, varied life with a healthy mix of career, family and marathon kayaking, until a shock discovery threatened to capsize everything. After decades of teaching others, he found himself learning the biggest lessons of his life: how to survive a terminal cancer prognosis, then heart valve disease.

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Tuesday 10th July 2018

​As we reach the last stages of the Patient Portraits: A New You Photography Competition, our regional winners are working hard to capture life after valve disease treatment with our volunteer patient models.

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