Heart Failure in your area

 
 
 

Heart failure and health inequalities

Heart failure is a potentially life-threatening condition that has a significant impact on public health and the NHS. The Heart Failure Data Map is an interactive resource that has been developed to demonstrate the impact of the heart failure on patients and local health systems across the country, in order to raise awareness of the condition and support improvements in service delivery and patient outcomes.

 
Nearly 1 million
people living with heart failure across the UK2
Nearly 1 million people living with heart failure across the UK2
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospital admissions in those over 655
Heart failure accounts for 2% of the entire NHS budget – over £2 billion a year3,4
A fifth of heart failure patients are readmitted within 30 days of discharge6