Heart Valve Voice News
04 November 2015
Guidance highlights that auscultation with a stethoscope is essential to detect murmurs associated with heart disease Heart Valve Voice recommends that GPs use the stethoscope routinely on over 65s at the time of the flu jab, NHS Health Checks and new patient registrations. Heart Valve Voice calls for NICE Guidelines on heart valve disease and funding for auscultation of over-65s in order to improve diagnosis, referral and treatment of the disease.
05 October 2015
Sheffield-based heart valve patient, Mike Higginbottom, was guest of honour on Saturday at the Lancashire County Cricket Club Gala Dinner in Manchester, where the cricketing community made more than 170 pledges to Heart Valve Voice’s campaign.
21 September 2015
Today marks 55 years since Dr. Albert Starr, a young cardiac surgeon from Oregon in the United States, conducted the world’s first successful heart valve replacement on a patient with heart valve disease. In 1960 the replacement was hailed as “miraculous” by experts, today every two minutes someone in the world benefits from a valve replacement or repair.
14 September 2015
Lancashire CCC legend and Sky Sports commentator, David “Bumble” Lloyd, gave his support to a heart valve disease check up event hosted by Heart Valve Voice and the Lancashire County Cricket Foundation (LCCCF) at the Emirates Old Trafford One Day International yesterday.
04 September 2015
Check up event to be held at the England v Australia one-day cricket international
10 July 2015
Heart Valve Voice have given their support to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s new quality standard.