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Welcome to AF Association

Working to provide information, support and access to established, new or innovative treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

Detect, Protect and Correct AF: please sign our petition.

AF Association has launched an online petition which calls for an early review of the UK National Screening Committee’s (NSC) policy on screening for AF in the over 65s. Please sign our petition and together we can make a difference and help to prevent suffering. Read more.

Daily Mail Digoxin Article - A Response

AF Association Trustee and Professor of Cardiology, Professor Richard Schilling offers a response to the Daily Mail's article regarding digoxin dated 5th May 2015.

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National Audit of Cardiac Ablation 2013-14

27 March 2015

The National Cardiac Rhythm Management Ablation Audit is managed by the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR), which is part of the National Centre for Cardiovascular Prevention and Outcomes, based at University College London. Specialist clinical knowledge and leadership is provided by the British Cardiovascular Society and British Heart Rhythm Society. The strategic direction and development of the audit is determined by the Audit Steering Group. This includes major stakeholders in the audit, including cardiologists, the professional societies, physiologists, commissioners and patient group representatives.

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Heart Rhythm Week 2015

1-7 June 2015, Worldwide
Please support the world's leading heart rhythm event.
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AF Infographic

This interactive infographic allows users to understand AF and stroke prevention at a national and local level.
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QiC Awards 2015

Quality in Care (QiC) Anticoagulation is an awards programme to recognise, reward and share good practice in anticoagulation management, education and patient care. Find out more


'Know Your Pulse' in Lancashire - Raising awareness to prevent Stroke

Chorley Workshop: Tuesday 12 May - 10:00-12:30 - view flyer

Ormskirk Workshop: Monday 18 May - 11:30-2:30 - view flyer

Padiham Drop in: Wednesday 20 May - 10:00-1:00 - view flyer

Heartbeat/preston North End FC Drop in: Thursday 21 May - 10:00-1:00 - view flyer

Heartbeat/preston North End FC Drop in: Wednesday 27 May - 10:00-1:00 - view flyer  


Participate in AF research

Researchers at King’s College London are looking to recruit participants with persistent AF who are due to undergo cardioversion, catheter ablation or AV node ablation with pacemaker. If you would like to take part, or for more information, click here.


Become a Friend of AF Association

As a registered charity, AF Association relies solely on supporters in order to continue providing valuable helpline services, information and educational activities. Click here for more information.




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