Dr Steven Cox, responds to the latest (Dec 2019) recommendations from the UK National Screening Committee (NSC) relating to systematic population screening for cardiac conditions associated with young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)
“Just prior to Christmas Day, the UK National Screening Committee published its conclusion to the consultation reconfirming the UK NSC does not recommend systematic population screening for cardiac conditions associated with Sudden Cardiac Death in
The leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) has added an impressive new Echocardiogram (the Vivid™iq, developed by GE Healthcare), to its portfolio of screening equipment used on a daily basis by its
Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) would like to thank all those that voted for us in the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant initiative. CRY were bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant initiative. To celebrate Tesco’s Centenary, the supermarket had teamed up with Groundwork to deliver a special voting round of its community funding scheme which will see grants of £25,000, £15,000 and £10,000 awarded to community projects.
CRY was one of three groups that were shortlisted in 10 different regions across the UK to receive the cash award and CRY is proud to announce that we will be receiving £165,000 as part of the initiative.
Dr Steven Cox, CRY’s CEO has today written to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock, urging him to make greater investments to areas of the NHS currently being ‘propped up’ by charity and volunteer section.
Debbie Dixon (pictured second left above) has been nominated for a Pride of Britain Award for her fundraising efforts in aid of CRY. Debbie has been fundraising in memory of her son, Aaron, who died
The Prime Minister has today, 2 October, recognised Sue and David Hughes, from Stoke on Trent, for fundraising over £230,000 for ‘Cardiac Risk in the Young’ arranging over 1,700 vital heart screenings for young adults
Chris and Anne Embling have been supporting CRY since the tragic death of their son, Rory. Rory was seemingly healthy, but died due to a heart arrhythmia in 2014 when he was just 26 years old.
CRY’s response to the National Screening Committee’s review on the role of screening for the risk of sudden cardiac death
How to get involved: Send CRY’s response to your Member of Parliament Ask your MP to sign CRY’s pledge to support the development of a National Strategy for the Prevention of Young Sudden Cardiac Death
The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) is currently in a public consultation on screening to prevent sudden cardiac death.
If you have not already responded to the consultation please consider this by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your response before the deadline of 7th September 2019. All responses will be published on their website after the UK NSC makes its final recommendation.
CRY’s drop in session for MPs to pledge support for a National Strategy to Prevent Young Sudden Cardiac Death
50 MPs came to the charity’s first ever ‘drop in’ session, held at Portcullis House, hosted by long term supporter of CRY and Chair of its All-Party Parliamentary Group [APPG], Kevan Jones MP. Kevan first
CRY’s initial response to the National Screening Committees consultation about the role of screening for the risk of sudden cardiac death in the young.
June 14th 2019 The latest consultation document has just been published by the National Screening Committee (NSC) to review the role of screening for the risk of sudden cardiac death in the young. The document