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Jack Pepper, 19, received a heart transplant at Harefield Hospital in May last year after a fatal run-in with sepsis weakened his heart to failure. Here, he tells his story for Heart Month.
In a UK-first, a partnership between Harefield Hospital and Thames Valley Air Ambulance will provide advanced treatment to patients who have had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
February is National Heart Month, an opportunity to learn about the importance of maintaining good heart health as part of a healthy lifestyle. We spoke with Dr Sonya Babu-Narayan, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation and consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital, about some of her top tips for maintaining a healthy heart.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ has become the first NHS trust in the UK to use a pioneering implant device to treat a man’s severe sleep apnoea.