Mother backing health crusade

A mother whose son died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart disease is backing an awareness campaign which she says could save lives.

Wales Postcard

Bereaved families from across Wales are helping to launch a major regional campaign to highlight the shocking statistic* showing that the number of young people who lose their lives to the tragic condition sudden cardiac death now stands at 12 every week – a staggering 50% rise on previous estimates. *The new figures are based […]

Cardiac fear for Welsh youths

A Swansea campaigner for cardiac screening for young people is angry over delays in service improvements in Wales

Inauguration of new Lord Mayor of Swansea

On May 13th 2005, Councillor Mair Gibbs was inaugurated as the new Lord Mayor of the City and County of Swansea. The new Mayor has chosen CRY to be her charity. The inauguration literature said: “Mair has chosen the local branch of Cardiac Risk in the Young, the Christiaan Stuart Smith Memorial Fund [as the […]

Heart death task force welcomed

South Wales Evening Post – 15th March 2004 By Chris Davies A Swansea mum has welcomed news of a new Government task force to tackle cardiac deaths in the young. Paulette SmithPaulette Smith of Clydach lost her 24-year-old son Christian to an undiagnosed heart problem in 1999. She joined other parents and health campaigners outside […]