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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.

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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.

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Tuesday 26th September 2017

​The recent EuroPCR London Valves conference was the perfect venue to announce the first ever European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day that will be held in September 2018.

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Monday 25th September 2017

This week the team from Heart Valve Voice has been on the road attending a string of events and conferences in order to expand our knowledge and our reach with clinicians and valve disease experts.

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Monday 7th August 2017

​Later this year, Heart Valve voice will be hosting a South Coast Summit in Southhampton. The summit will ultimately work to establish examples of best practise as well as successful and innovative patient pathways for the diagnosis, treatment and management of heart valve disease.

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Monday 17th July 2017

As a consultant at Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospital in London heart valve voice chairman, Chris Young treats heart valve patients every day as part of his job. However, when recently faced with having to see his two year old granddaughter, Connie, go through her own heart valve surgery he has seen the disease and what patients go through in a different light.

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Thursday 29th June 2017

This week, the team from Heart Valve Voice attended an Interactive Educational evening hosted by the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) where GPs and primary care specialists heard about new technologies and the referral process.

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Wednesday 7th June 2017

5-7 June saw the Heart Valve Voice team at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) conference in Manchester.

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Tuesday 23rd May 2017

It was a wonderful moment when TAVI pioneer, Professor Alain Cribier (Rouen, France) took time out of EuroPCR to meet the Heart Valve Voice cycle team and pledge his support to raising awareness of valve disease.

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Monday 22nd May 2017

Wil Woan Chief Executive of Heart Valve Voice UK, announced the Five ‘A’ Action Plan to delegates from across Europe at EuroPCR Conference

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