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Heart to Heart

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A fish flopping in your heart. A washing machine in your chest. Your heart turning over. That is how patients have described the symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AFib) or irregular heartbeat.

Lifesaving rehabilitation for heart patients is in ‘absolute crisis’

Lifesaving rehabilitation for heart patients is in ‘absolute crisis’ and no hospital in Ireland has a full team in place to help them recover, the Irish Heart Foundation has warned.

Westmeath heart failure patients urged to embrace free supports initiative

The estimated 1,800 people living with heart failure in Westmeath are being urged to embrace a wide range of supports to help them manage the chronic condition.

New cardiology services established in both Monksland and Ballinasloe

A new cardiology service has been established in Monksland and will be complemented by a similar facility in Ballinasloe as part of the expansion of the Heart Failure Service developed by Portiuncula University Hospital and Galway Primary Care.

When your heart says go.... — What has been happening with heart attacks during Covid?

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One of the first things we all heard about the Coronavirus was how those with underlying heart conditions had the worst outcomes. In the early days, as Dr Tony Holohan announced the daily death rate, he would make a special mention of the number of deaths with ‘pre-existing’ medical conditions. This messaging, together with probably the strongest public health messages of all time to ‘stay at home’ has struck fear in the hearts and minds of those living with or caring for those with heart and related conditions.

Importance of cocooning noted for cardiovascular patients

The Irish Heart Foundation today urged people living with chronic heart disease not to let their guard down as lockdown restrictions are eased after Department of Health data showed they accounted for half of Covid-19 admissions to ICUs.

Advice From Croí for people living with heart disease

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused great alarm and distress across the country. Understandably, many of those living with heart disease are anxious and concerned.

Galway’s health infrastructure gets funding boost under HSE plan for 2020

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UHG is set to get new laboratories, an IT room, and a refurbished mortuary, while the Brothers of Charity will be able to provide a new home for people with a disability, following the approval of the National Service Plan of the HSE for 2020.

Minding the heart of our community

Next week, an honour is being bestowed on Galway city — when the country’s top cardiologists will attend the opening of the Irish Cardiac Society’s 70th annual meeting. The event will mark 70 years of the society and its role in bringing together the best minds in the field of cardiac care.

Portiuncula to spearhead new heart failure service

Local TD, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the approval of a new heart failure service for Portiuncula Hospital which will see patients diagnosed and treated quicker than in the past.

 

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