Search Tag: British Heart Foundation

Cardiology Management

Women Receive Poorer Heart Attack Treatment Than Men

2019 21 Oct

According to new research published in the American Journal of Cardiology, women get half the number of heart attack treatments as men. When people arrive at the Emergency Department and are suspected of having a heart attack, they are given a troponin blood test to diagnose the cause. Hospitals tend to use a uniform blood test for men and... Read more

Health Management

2014 16 Dec

In November 2014, Simon Gillespie was appointed as President of the European Heart Network (EHN). He is the current CEO of the British Heart Foundation (BHF), the UK’s primary heart charity and supporter of cardiovascular research. Gillespie has decades of experience in the charity sector and in non-profit governance. He is a trustee of the Institute... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiovascular Research Centre Opens in Leicester

2014 10 Jun

The University of Leicester British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre (CRC) officially opens on 11 June 2014 at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. The new facility brings together a world-renowned team of heart scientists who will have access to advanced IT systems and equipment, benefitting patients and raising the reputation of Leicester... Read more