Post-SCA Mental health well-being leaflet published

We’re proud to announce the publishing of our latest leaflet developed in conjunction with Dr Tom Keeble, Dr Marco Mion and Dr Michael Smith – Mental health well-being post-SCA. Whatever the cause, a cardiac arrest is a serious and quite common medical emergency. Currently, the UK survival rate is quite low, around 8%, but for … Read more

Statins: The Whipping Boys of Cardiac Drug Therapy

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I’m approaching year 8 of breakfasting on atorvastatin. When my GP first explained to me that I’d be taking the medication for the rest of my life, after being diagnosed with cardiac ischemia and atherosclerosis (coronary artery disease), I protested. I bargained with him: “What if I change my diet?” “What if I go vegan?” … Read more