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 team of experts – all thanks to funds raised in memory of Harry Faulkner. Harry Faulkner from St Albans collapsed […]
On May 11 2019 we hosted the first CRY Family Research Day, giving some of our supporters a chance to learn more about the massive impact of our research. CRY Chief Executive Dr Steven Cox began the day with a brief overview of how our research and team of specialists have developed over the years.
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.
CRY’s research program is changing the way we understand, diagnose and manage conditions that can cause young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)
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 Download CRY’s response as a Word document here Response from Dr Steven Cox, Chief Executive of Cardiac Risk in the […]
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.
Politics Home, 8th July 2019 Following the recent ‘drop in’ event at Portcullis House, attended by 50 MPs, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) Chief Executive Dr Steven Cox urges all MPs to aid CRY in its campaign for government to establish a national strategy for the prevention of young cardiac death. Currently, every week […]
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 became involved with CRY following the sudden death of the son of his friend, Jeff Morland. Levon was aged just […]
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 does NOT recommend population screening for sudden cardiac death in the young. The NSC consultation document FAILS to demonstrate the […]
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare, being told that your apparently fit, healthy teenager has a heart condition that could potentially kill him and that he may have to give up the sport he loves. That was the news that hit Kerry Preece from Shrewsbury like “being slapped in the face” when her 18-year-old old son, […]