20 October 2018
The EACTS meeting brings together health professionals devoted to the practice of cardio-thoracic surgery. Their membership spreads all over the world with 4000 active members including surgeons, perfusionists and allied health professionals.
11 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.
11 October 2018
After almost a year in the making, the winners of the The Patient Portraits: A New You Photography Competition have been announced.
24 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.
18 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.
04 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.
24 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.
07 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.
31 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)
24 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.