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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. Advertisements

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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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Cardiac Rehab & heart failure

You will probably be encouraged to participate in cardiac rehabilitation. You will meet members of the health care team that will include the nurse specialists, dietician, physiotherapist and pharmicist. During this period of time you will be continually assessed regarding your physical and emotional health. Importantly you will meet others in a similar situation as …

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Sarah’s Story

Please find the following story sent to me by Sarah….. I had a cardiac arrest on 10th February and was successfully resuscitated by my husband (my hero). I had an echocardiogram and was told that the pumping action of my heart was severely impaired. I was totally shocked. I was admitted to Llandough Hospital and …

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Guest Speaker: Due to illness Anna from St Judes had rang Sandra that morning to apologise for not attending the meeting. Cheryl Palfrey (Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse) stepped in to talk to the group about Rehabilitation. Cheryl is based and works out of County Hospital in Pontypool.  She has been a Cardiac Rehabilitation nurse for 5 …

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Welcome / Information pack

Finally the welcome / information pack  which has been designed by the group is now complete. This pack will be offered via ICD nurses, cardiac wards and clinics to those individuals who will be receiving an ICD and contains amongst other things useful email addresses, links and phone numbers. To view item more clearly please …

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Any other business (Dec 2012)

Sandra informed the group that the Conference Centre in Birmingham had mentioned that some areas have a support group for partners.  The partners meeting is held on the same day but in a seperate room. The Gwent Defibbers were keen to look at doing something similar. It was identified that the majority of attendees at …

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