Faces of Heart Failure

Faces of Heart Failure

 

The Irish Heart Foundation’s ‘Faces of Heart Failure’ campaign marks Heart Failure Awareness Week which runs from the 02nd to the 08th of May 2022.

The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of the symptoms and risk factors for heart failure.

TheFaces of Heart Failure’ campaign also aims to showcase the different people who are living with or caring for people with heart failure.

It is estimated that 90,000 people live with heart failure in Ireland.

People living with Heart Failure

Meet some of the people living with heart failure in Ireland today

The Healthcare Professionals

Meet some of the healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with heart failure.

What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure does not mean that your heart has stopped working. It means that your heart is not pumping enough blood to meet the demands of your body.

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Heart Failure Symptom Checker

This symptom checker includes the main symptoms of heart failure and can serve as a basis for discussion with your doctor.

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Get Support

We are here for you

A diagnosis of heart failure can be a worrying time however, we are here to help you live well with the condition.

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Get the Fluid Heart Tracker app

Developed by heart failure experts this new easy to use app allows heart failure patients to monitor their weight to better manage their condition.

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Heart Failure Podcast

A podcast series all about heart failure.

Over 7 episodes people living with the condition and experts discuss their experiences and advice.

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Heart Failure awareness – upcoming events

The Irish Heart Foundation’s Heart Support Network is organising a number of online/zoom events throughout the month of May for heart failure awareness.

Please see details below of two upcoming online talks.

If you would like to attend please email heartservices@irishheart.ie for a zoom link

Tuesday  24th May:

7.30pm – Donagh Ward, IACP Counselling  Psychotherapist on ‘Managing the psychological and emotional impact of living with heart failure’.

Thursday 26th May:

7.30pm – ‘Heart Failure Awareness’ by Prof Aidan Flynn, Consultant Cardiologist, Portiuncula Hospital followed by a talk on ‘Self-Management and living with Heart Failure’, by CNS Heart Failure, Catherine Nolan/Nicola Fahy.

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