Heart failure is prevalent in Germany, but is under-recognised. Key stakeholders came together at the German Heart Failure Roundtable to discuss the need for policy change and comprehensive investment in heart failure care.
Last year’s Summit brought together experts from the heart failure and wider health advocacy communities. Here, we reflect on some learning points.
More than 90% of people with heart failure would like regular discussion about quality of life to be part of their care, but this only happens for 20%.
The Heart Failure Policy Summit will offer an opportunity for heart failure advocates to build alliances across disease areas and link to broader health policy agendas.
Taking the form of four virtual sessions held in October and November, the 2022 Heart Failure Policy Summit will address how we can engage with policymakers and leaders to improve care for the millions of people living with heart failure across Europe.
Why is primary care important now? Achieving new standards for heart failure will require awareness-raising, investment and reform in primary care.
The Heart Failure Policy Network (HFPN) has launched Spotlight on cancer treatment and heart failure, which highlights the need for integrated care and collaboration between oncology and cardiology services.
It has been argued that women are systematically discriminated against in healthcare, so what does this mean for women with heart failure?
The Heart Failure Policy Network has launched the ‘Spotlight on worsening heart failure’, which highlights the actions that decision-makers can take to prevent heart failure hospitalisations.
After two years of disruption, many countries are lifting COVID-19 restrictions. We have been talking with the HFPN community about the key lessons learnt from the pandemic and how they can help shape the future of heart failure care.
What links a dog dressed as a fairy, an MP with a new heart, and Michelle Obama? Network Director Joe Farrington-Douglas reflects on what we learned from the inaugural 2021 Heart Failure Policy Summit.
The Heart Failure Policy Network is delighted to announce the launch of the Trailblazers Hub, a new online resource showcasing examples of inspirational system transformation and political advocacy in heart failure.
In this guest blog post, heart failure nurse consultant Carys Barton shares the challenges faced and innovative solutions implemented at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London.
Watch the full webinar ‘Freedom from heart failure: reimagining cardiac services in England’ which was co-hosted by the Heart Failure Policy Network (HFPN) and the British Society for Heart Failure (BSH).
Dr Simon Williams examines the future of cardiac services in England, and how heart failure specialists can have a vital role.
The PHSSR summit will bring together the academic, public and private sectors to share insights on improving health system sustainability and resilience.
This video series examines the heart failure policy priorities different stakeholder would like to see, including healthcare professionals, patient advocates and policymakers.
Despite affecting 15 million people across the EU, heart failure is poorly understood, partly because we are not collecting adequate data.