Heart disease

Includes congenital heart disease, cardio vascular and blood pressure.

First ever life-saving treatment for rare heart condition available on the NHS

NHS patients with a life-threatening heart condition are set to benefit from a cutting-edge new medicine which can significantly reduce the risk of hospitalisation and death. The drug, tafamidis, is the first ever approved treatment for a cohort of patients in England with a rare heart condition known as transthyretin amyloidosis cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM), where clumps […]

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NHS delivers 10,000 virtual ward beds target with hundreds of thousands of patients treated at home

The NHS has delivered on its ambition to roll out 10,000 virtual ward beds by the end of September, new figures show today. More than 240,000 patients have now been treated on virtual wards thanks to the world-leading initiative, with research showing people who are treated at home recover at the same rate or faster […]

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