Heart Valve Voice News
29 June 2023
Across the UK, clinicians face the reality of their patients dying while waiting to be treated. Patients who are being treated are having to wait longer, meaning they are becoming sicker, and require more complex procedures. Clinicians face a constant battle for lab space and bed space, just to be able to perform their life-saving duties.
30 November 2023
Last week, I was delighted to attend PCR London Valve 2023 with the Heart Valve Voice team and some of our incredible Patient Advocates. This year’s event was particularly special, as it saw the launch of Global Heart Hub’s Shared Decision Making Roadmap, a new resource which aims to improve patient experience for cardiovascular patients worldwide.
23 November 2023
This week at PCR London Valve, Heart Valve Voice held a Patient Engagement Session with our Patient Advocates to discuss Global Heart Hub's Shared Decision-Making Roadmap. The session looked a the roadmap from a UK perspective, and our advocates explained their experience of shared decision-making and looked at ways we can use the roadmap to improve patient experience in the UK.
20 November 2023
Global Heart Hub (GHH) has partnered with The Health Policy Partnership (HPP) to develop a roadmap to support the implementation of shared decision-making in heart valve disease (HVD). Published to coincide with PCR London Valves 2023, the roadmap has been created to equip patient organisations, patient advocates and healthcare professionals across the world with the knowledge and guidance needed to make shared decision-making a reality in HVD care.
17 November 2023
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Global Heart Hub Unite Summit in Barcelona. The Summit brought together patient organisations, patient advocates, clinicians, industry representatives and key opinion leaders from across the cardiovascular space - uniting to share ideas and strategies to deliver early detection and timely diagnosis of cardiovascular disease.
10 November 2023
Last week, Heart Valve Voice held an Evidence Roundtable on HMS Belfast featuring patients, clinicians, industry representatives and key opinion leaders from the health and patient advocacy space. We were asked to do this by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Heart Valve Disease, who wanted to understand the current challenges in the patient pathway, as well as the ideas and innovations that can unlock those barriers.
02 November 2023
This week, Heart Valve Voice hosted a Roundtable on the HMS Belfast to discuss how clinicians, patients and industry professionals can improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of heart valve disease.