World Heart Day

Administrator • 29 Sep 2016 (12:00 UTC)

Today is World Heart Day, an international campaign to inform people about cardiovascular diseases – the biggest cause of death – and promote preventative measures to reduce risk

Cardiovascular Disease

Today in the UK around 480 people will go to hospital with a heart attack. About seven in ten will return home. In the space of a generation, pioneering research has transformed the way in which we care for victims of heart attacks, paving the way for life-saving treatments. The odds of survival and recovery have improved beyond recognition.