• Heart clock

    Heart centre

    To be diagnosed with a cardiac condition can be a very worrying time and to have information and support to hand can be reassuring. Our nurses have compiled this centre to provide you with information about the conditions, potential treatment options and help available to you.

    Interested in learning what your heart is capable of? Take our heart clock test and discover just how hard it has to work.

    Got a question you'd like an answer to, then why not ask our expert panel here.

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    • Most common conditions

      There are many different ways your heart can go wrong and many problems that can occur. Here we have put together the most common conditions for you...

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      Dedicated Heart Nurse

      Our Dedicated Heart Nurses offer a one to one support and guidance to members about their condition, what to expect from their treatment, recovery or any other concern.

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      Know all your numbers

      Cut your risk of heart and kidney disease, stroke and diabetes by keeping a check on your blood pressure.

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Getting your salt intake right

How can you get the balance right?

Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply the lungs (pulmonary arteries).

Mini-stroke

A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or "mini stroke" is caused by a temporary disruption in the blood supply to part of the brain.

Septic shock

Septic shock is a life-threatening condition that happens when blood pressure drops to a dangerously low level after an infection.

Brugada syndrome

Brugada syndrome is an uncommon, but serious, heart condition.

Arterial thrombosis

Arterial thrombosis is a blood clot in an artery, which can be very serious because it can stop blood reaching important organs.

Clinical trials and research

A clinical trial compares the effects of one treatment with another.

Oxygen treatment, home

Home oxygen treatment, also known as home oxygen therapy, involves breathing in air that contains more oxygen than normal from a cylinder or machine in your home.

Heart transplant

A heart transplant is an operation to replace a damaged or failing heart with a healthy heart from a donor who has recently died.