Heart Valve Voice News
01 August 2016
Heart Valve Voice held a busy check up event at the England Pakistan Test Match at the Emirates Old Trafford from 21st to 23rd July.
28 July 2016
Heart Valve Voice welcomed over 40 MPs from all parties to have their heart checked with a stethoscope with the vast majority of the MPs also signing an Early Day Motion (a motion tabled by Members of Parliament that formally calls for debate).
26 May 2016
New survey data highlights that 94% of the over 60s in the UK do not know what aortic stenosis is, and less than 3% say heart valve disease is the condition that gives them significant concern compared to other illnesses. This is despite annual mortality of untreated and severe aortic stenosis being considerably higher than most cancers* and approximately 1 million people over 65 years of age are thought to suffer from heart valve disease in the UK. Additionally, 72% of over 60s reported that they rarely, or never, have their hearts listened to by a doctor.