On 11th December 2020, Aortic Dissection Awareness UK&I were delighted to attend and present at a national Aortic Dissection Research Priorities workshop, commissioned by Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, after our meeting with him to highlight the issue of AD. The workshop was...
Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland, the national patient association for people affected by Aortic Dissection, today published its Annual Report & Accounts for the year ending 5th April 2020. The Association, which now numbers over 500 members, reports strong membership growth and...
Widow of legendary American actor John Ritter to speak at national Aortic Dissection awareness event
National patient association Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland has announced that Hollywood actress Amy Yasbeck, widow of John Ritter, will visit the UK to speak at the fourth annual Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK, on 19th September, at the University of Leicester. Amy will address an audience of patients, relatives and clinicians about the […]
National patient association Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland has announced that the fourth annual Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK, on 19th September 2019, will be hosted by the British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre at the University of Leicester. This full-day...
Statistics show that a diagnosis of Aortic Dissection is considered in only half of the patients who present with this fatal condition. One-third of patients with an Aortic Dissection are actively treated in Emergency Medicine for an incorrect diagnosis such as a heart attack or gastritis. Aortic...
Aortic Dissection Awareness UKI is delighted to have been accepted as a “Stakeholder” within the NICE review process, on 23 April 2019. NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, is the body which produces Clinical Guidelines and Advice for use in the UK NHS. Clinical...
Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland is the national patient association for people affected by Aortic Dissection and their families.
Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK&I 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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