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Awareness of heart failure is increasing, particularly locally with Galway native Michael Lyster living with the condition and sharing his experience.
The Irish Heart Foundation recently launched a new campaign - 'Pay Attention to the Sign' - to raise awareness of heart failure symptoms.
Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne has called for a national strategy on heart failure which is the number one cause of hospitalisation among over 65s.
An initiative, which aims to improve the healthcare needs of people living with heart failure as well as their carers, will be launched next month by the Mayor of Galway city.
Just one in seven people can accurately identify the symptoms of heart failure (HF), even though it is one of Ireland’s deadliest conditions – having a worse five year survival rate than many forms of cancer.
A dedicated wife and mother, a businesswoman, an artist, and above all, a lady, these are the words used by friends and loved ones to describe Elizabeth Maloney, a co-founder of the Galway Branch of the Irish Kidney Association, who passed away a month ago.