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Monday 19th June 2017

Films help patients understand heart medicines

Films help patients understand heart medicines
Description:
Patients with atrial fibrillation (an abnormal heartbeat) are now better informed about their medicines, thanks to a series of films produced by the cardiovascular department.
Date:
Monday 19th June 2017
Tuesday 14th March 2017

Science Minister learns about heart attack research at St Thomas'

Science Minister learns about heart attack research at St Thomas'
Description:
The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, found out about an innovative heart attack test when he visited St Thomas' Hospital this week.
Date:
Tuesday 14th March 2017
Tuesday 28th February 2017

Heart specialist operates on same patient 25 years apart

Heart specialist operates on same patient 25 years apart
Description:
A young woman born with a heart defect has had a pioneering procedure carried out by the same cardiologist who helped to save her life as a baby.
Date:
Tuesday 28th February 2017
Friday 27th January 2017

Tiny wireless heart device transforms lives

Tiny wireless heart device transforms lives
Description:
A cutting-edge device the size of a grain of rice is being used by experts at Guy's and St Thomas' to help patients with heart failure.
Date:
Friday 27th January 2017
Monday 19th December 2016

Heart failure nurse wins national award

Heart failure nurse wins national award
Description:
A nurse from Guy's and St Thomas' has received a coveted award from heart failure charity The Pumping Marvellous Foundation after being nominated by patients.
Date:
Monday 19th December 2016
Tuesday 13th December 2016

New heart service could save lives in London

New heart service could save lives in London
Description:
An initiative to improve care for people with heart failure could save around 80 lives a year in Lambeth and Southwark.
Date:
Tuesday 13th December 2016
Wednesday 7th December 2016

Imaging research receives £12 million boost

Imaging research receives £12 million boost
Description:
More research to help sick children and improve cancer care will be possible thanks to £12.1 million of funding for a medical imaging research centre based at St Thomas' Hospital.
Date:
Wednesday 7th December 2016
Monday 15th August 2016

Couple get their heart's desire thanks to surgery

Couple get their heart's desire thanks to surgery
Description:
John and Angela Abbott got married at St Thomas' Hospital chapel. John underwent heart surgery at the hospital.
Date:
Monday 15th August 2016
Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Smartphone has 'potential to save lives' of heart failure patients

Smartphone has 'potential to save lives' of heart failure patients
Description:
Patients with heart failure at Guy's and St Thomas' are the first in London to use a smartphone which monitors their health and alerts nurses if they are at risk.
Date:
Tuesday 2nd February 2016
Wednesday 20th January 2016

Checking for bad blood vessels in prisons

Checking for bad blood vessels in prisons
Description:
A new health initiative in south London prisons is checking men for life-threatening swellings in the blood vessel running from their hearts.
Date:
Wednesday 20th January 2016
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