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Useful links - heart conditions

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  • Heart Research UK
  • Heart UK: Raises awareness about the risks of high cholesterol, lobby's for better detection of those at risk, funds research into improved treatment and supports health professional training.


  • Lucky2BHere: Lucky2BHere is based on Skye and is a charity organised by founder Ross Cowie, who has survived multiple cardiac arrests. Ross has two key aims: to empower local communities in resuscitation (including the provision of cardiac defibrillators) and for resuscitation training to feature on the school cirriculum for all children in Scotland.


  • SHARP (Scottish Heart and Arterial Disease Risk Prevention): SHARP (Scottish Heart and Arterial Disease Risk Prevention) is a registered Scottish charity which aims to tackle the problem of premature illness and death due to cardiovascular disease.
  • Smokeline: Scotland’s national stop smoking helpline, open 8am-10pm Monday to Friday and 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday.



  • Transplant Support Network: Nationwide network that supports patients, family and carers of all solid organ transplants and mechanical implants.
  • The Somerville Foundation (formerly Grown Up Congenital Heart Patients Association). The Somerville Foundation focuses on those born with a heart condition (congenital), providing practical and emotional support, and enabling them to take control of their lives and manage their own heart condition.

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