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A Visit to Nantgarw College.

Mike was invited to Nantgarw College of Further Education for Adult Learning to have a chat with the students about CPR. The day was very productive. The students appeared to enjoy the discussion and fully participated in the CPR exercises. Mike and the GwentDefibbers would like to thank Sally Begley and Carol Fatkin for the …

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South Wales Argus Care Awards 2018

The South Wales Argus Health and Care Awards took place last week. It was the second event of its kind. The venue was Chepstow Racecourse on Thursday 18 October 2018 and was attended by Professional Health Care Workers and the Voluntary Sector. The awards were organised by the South Wales Argus to recognise the commitment …

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Pharmacy Presentation September 2018

Many thanks to Alex Simpson, Pharmacist, Aneurin Bevan Health Trust for giving the group a presentation on the various drugs that may be used by cardiac patients. Remember, if there is anything that you are unclear about please chat with your pharmacist, GP, ICD Nurse Specialist or Consultant.

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Health & Social Care Awards 2018

Congratulations to Mike, Lynne, Sandra and all members of the GwentDefibbers for making the support group the success that it is.  The group has made it to the finalists i the Health and Social Care Awards 2018. Here is the ‘write-up’ from the South Wales Argus.

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Making The Most Of Your Time With The Consultant

GwentDefibbers would like to thank Dr Nolan, Cardiologist, for attending our September support group meeting and giving a presentation entitled “Making the most of the patient time with the Consultant”.

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Sleep Disorders Awareness

This week BBC Wales helped to raise awareness of sleep disorders by interviewing Dr Jose Thomas (Sleep & Respiratory Disorder Consultant). Doctor Thomas oversees a Sleep Clinic called the Advance Sleep Clinic which is situated in Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, more here http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/866/news/35604 The team also interviewed our very own Mike Morgan. Mike was diagnosed with …

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Please Help Support

Please feel free to print off form or contact address at bottom of the form if you would like to donate.  Thank you in advance North Gwent Cardiac Rehab, c/o Flat 15 Ty Meddyg, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Gwent NP7 7EG North Gwent Cardiac Rehabilitation and Aftercare Charity Registered Charity No. 1056887 If you are a …

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Cardiac Rehab & After Care Charity Presents…

CARDIAC CARE: NEW APPROACHES Are you a cardiac survivor? JOIN US FOR A DAY OF INTERESTING TALKS WITH CONSULTANT CARDIOLOGISTS DR NISHAT SIDDIQI & DR STEPHEN HUTCHISON ON HEART DISEASE, PLUS PROFESSIONAL DISCUSSIONS INTO DIET & EXERCISE, PLUS MUCH MORE. FRIENDS & FAMILY WELCOME MONDAY 1st OCTOBER 2018 10am – 4pm THE EDUCATION CENTRE NEVILL HALL HOSPITAL …

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Pension Scam Warning

This alert from ‘Gwent Now’   #ScamAlert – The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have released a campaign today to warn people of pension scams that have been recorded and how to help protect yourself.The latest figures reveal that victims of pension scams lose an average of £91,000. Here is a …

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