31 March 2023
In December, a concert was held a few days before Christmas in Rhosygilwen, West Wales, to remember Wyn Lewis, or ‘Wyn the Vet’ as he was known to all. Wyn died of heart valve disease in December 2019, and the evening was held as a celebration of his life.
29 March 2023
Heart Valve Voice is delighted to announce that our 2022 National Education Campaign has won a World Heart Federation Award for Creative Campaign.
28 March 2023
Essex heart patients are the first in the country to benefit from new wearable technology used by hospital staff in a revolutionary procedure.
23 March 2023
On December 7, 2022, the Global Coalition on Aging and the Global Heart Hub convened a cross-sector roundtable of experts from healthcare, patient advocacy, policy organizations, and the private sector to discuss the challenge of heart valve disease in the context of ageing societies and their evolving needs.
17 March 2023
In 2019, at just 33 years old, Stacey Langridge was experiencing severe shortness of breath and swollen ankles. When referred to Weston General Hospital, it was found that she had aortic stenosis, mitral valve disease and endocarditis and needed emergency treatment. Over the next four weeks in the hospital, she had her valves repaired and replaced and antibiotics to treat her endocarditis. Now, she is making a good recovery, adjusting to life after treatment, and looking forward to the future with her family.