Aortic Dissection Awareness (UK & Ireland) is the Patient Association for people affected by Aortic Dissection and their families.
We are the voice of Aortic Dissection patients in the UK & Ireland. Our work involves raising awareness of Aortic Dissection, its diagnosis and treatment; providing vital friendship, support and advice for patients and family members; encouraging research into the condition; and working with healthcare providers to ensure that best practice diagnosis and care for Aortic Dissection are implemented consistently across the UK & Ireland.
Membership of the Association is free to patients, relatives, carers and healthcare professionals with an interest in Aortic Dissection.
Our annual flagship event is Aortic Dissection Awareness Day – September 19.
Countries from across the globe come together to jointly create awareness for the lethal disease Aortic Dissection. We bring together patients, families, clinicians, researchers and NHS England representatives from across the UK & Ireland to increase awareness, collaboration and accelerating change to improve patient care & outcomes.
Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK & Ireland 2020
September 19th 2020
Special Virtual COVID Edition
This virtual event is every bit as amazing as the traditional format, full of world-class speakers and insightful topics.
Aortic Dissection Awareness (UK & Ireland) is the national patient association for people affected by Aortic Dissection and their families.
Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK is a national event to celebrate global Aortic Dissection Awareness Day (September 19th), when a worldwide movement joins forces to increase awareness of this life-threatening disease. Over 20 countries around the world host an event to mark this day.
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