Useful Links

1. CARDIOLOGY CONDITIONS, TESTS AND MEDICATIONS

Heart Conditions

Cardiac catheterisation (angiogram or "dye test")

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), including balloon angioplasty and stenting

Other cardiac tests- including ECG, treadmill ECG, ECHO and rhythm monitoring

Heart Medications

2. HEART HEALTH WEBSITES

www.ash.org.uk - Smoking and health

www.giveupsmoking.co.uk - Smoking and health

www.bbc.co.uk/health - BBC health

www.cardiac-bcpa.co.uk - British Cardiac Patients Association

www.bcs.com - British Cardiac Society

www.bhf.org.uk - British Heart Foundation

www.heartforum.org.uk - British Heart Forum

www.nichsa.com - Chest, Heart and Stroke

www.cardiomyopathy.org - Cardiac muscle disorders

www.cardiacrehabilitation.org.uk - Cardiac Rehabilitation

www.childrens-heart-fed.org.uk - Childrens Heart Foundation

www.healthnet.org.uk - Coronary Prevention Group

www.diabetes.org.uk - Diabetes UK

www.foodstandards.gov.uk - Food Standards Agency

www.heartuk.org.uk - Heart UK

www.irishheart.ie - Irish Heart Foundation

www.nutsoc.org.uk - Nutrition Society

www.yourheart.org.uk - Patient interactive web-site