When you’ve been diagnosed with a heart condition having access to support and information can help you to come to terms with your diagnosis and to live as full a life as possible. You may find the resources and organisations below useful:
The British Heart Foundation The British Heart Foundation has lots of helpful information and resources, including advice on work, relationships, travelling, driving and caring for someone with a heart condition.
There is also a helpline for patients and carers.
Call: 0300 330 3311 (similar cost to 01 or 02 numbers).
Phone lines are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Eastbourne And District Cardiac Support Group
A local support group where people living with a heart condition can make friends, share experiences and support each other. Monthly meetings include a guest speaker, light refreshments and time to socialise.
The group meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 2.30pm
At: Vigner Room, Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road, Eastbourne
Call Dennis on 01323 733 306 to find out more