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Working to provide information, support and access to established, new or innovative treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
AF Association Patients Day - Book now
Sunday 9 October 2016
International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham UK
To register for AF Association Patients Day please download and print the registration form below and post it to AF Association, PO Box 6219, Shipston-on-Stour, CV37 1NL OR complete the fillable form and email it back to Rachel Harris - firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have or care for someone with Atrial Fibrillation (AF)?
Barts Health NHS Trust are looking for patients or healthy volunteers to complete either one or both of the following:
- Complete a quality of life questionnaire.
- Participate in a short interview (approximately 15 minutes).
If you would like further information about the study, please contact:
Sarah Horan, EP Cardiac Research Nurse
Please call: 0203 765 8635 or Email: Sarah.Horan@bartshealth.nhs.uk
Researches at King's College London are looking for atrial fibrillation patients to provide their feedback on a study they would like to carry out.
This study aims to evaluate a nurse-led programme of risk factor management in people with AF who are overweight or obese. Those with AF will be consented in out-patients clinics and a goal-oriented programme based on their specific risk factors developed. The programme aims to reduce the particular modifiable risk factors using a multi-disciplinary team as appropriate. The nurse will provide education and advice to each participant on medication, diet and physical activity and organise regular telephone and face-to-face visits.
To find out more information about the study and the feedback questions, please click here.
In January 2016, AF Association release the In Pursuit of Excellence in the Prevention of AF-Related Stroke Report. The report captures insights and discussion from a multi-stakeholder group, generated as part of a roundtable meeting and through follow-up with experts, to assess the current situation for the management of AF patients in England, including challenges to optimal care, best practice examples and practical solutions.
To view and download the report click here.
If you would like to learn about the importance of anticoagulation therapy for people diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) then this booklet is for you.
To view and download the booklet please click here.
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