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We have made these films very carefully with our NHS health care professionals and people living with heart failure. All the information has been reviewed and signed off, but of course if you have any concerns you must contact your GP or consultant in the normal way. Otherwise explore below!
What's Going On?
GP Dr Jane Gilbert explains what it means to have heart failure.
What Life Can Be Like
GP Dr Jane Gilbert explains what causes heart failure and suggests practical steps to understand how to manage symptoms, when to seek help and why exercise and diet is important.
More Severe Disease
We meet a patient who is managing his heart failure with medication and a pacemaker.
Dr Carl Brookes Cardiologist sees a patient with more severe heart failure who is addressing the psychological effects of having the disease.
Heart Failure And COPD
A story of support at home. Cardiac Specialist Nurse Sue Paterson makes a home visit to one of her patients.
You are 4 times more likely to be successful with expert help than going it alone.
Broken down into food groups, the film navigates healthy eating along the supermarket aisles and delivers some memorable nuggets of advice!
Erectile dysfunction CAN be an early warning sign of heart disease. Talk to your doctor! “The good news is that we can both manage the erectile dysfunction and obviously, hopefully stop you getting a heart attack or a stroke.”
Looking After People
A sensitively portrayed case study of an elderly man admitted to hospital showing how a patient can be kept comfortable at home or at hospital.