Postcards warn of heart death risks in young

All-Britain campaign will help save lives

Postcards showing people who have died from sudden cardiac problems are to be released every month to highlight the need for screening in families particularly at risk.

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) has launched its postcard campaign, with the backing of Alyn and Deeside AM Carl Sargeant and MP Mark Tami.

CRY is a national charity raising awareness of potentially genetic cardiac abnormalities in young people under 35, offering bereavement support for families and promoting screening for those at risk.

Under the new scheme, a postcard will be launched every month, portraying victims from 12 different regions across Britain.

All of the eight victims picture on the Welsh postcard, including Lisa Browne from Flintshire, had no apparent symptoms or history of bad health. Yet it