Heart Valve Voice News
Tuesday 17th October 2017
Neil Betteridge is a Patient and Public Advisor for the NHS, an Improving Quality Co-Chair, Chronic Pain Policy Coalition & a Representative for the CRG Specialised Pain Services, NHS England. He works with Heart Valve Voice to ensure that we are optimising our patient advocacy and patient involvement. Here he talks about his work and how he has dedicated his time to see to it that patient’s voices are loud and clear.
Monday 9th October 2017
Sunday night at the 2017 EACTS Conference, there was a friendly rivalry taking place in the form of a very exciting football game! For the second year in a row, the UK, represented by the Heart Valve Voice Football team, played their hearts out, figuratively of course, and managed to come in second place to the Russian representatives.
Friday 6th October 2017
On the 2 October, Wil Woan, Chief Executive of UK valve disease charity Heart Valve Voice, attended a stakeholder briefing at Oxford Heart Centre at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. Along side Mr Mario Petrou, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and Head of Programme for Complex Aortic Surgery, Wil met with Oxford East Member of Parliament Anneliese Dodds to discuss heart valve disease and its impact on the NHS and on patients both locally and throughout the UK.