Update Magazine Issue 66

Read Update 66 online here. The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.


Update Magazine Issue 76

Read Update 76 here CRY Update 76 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2018. We had plenty of highlights in all areas through the summer. CRY’s research continues to make an impact, including Dr Aneil Malhotra’s paper on the incidence and causes of young sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers, […]


CRY Update Magazine 69

Read Update 69 here CRY Update 69 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from January to April 2016. CRY’s biggest awareness event in this period was our BBC Lifeline appeal, broadcast on BBC One and Two in February, presented by CRY Patron Pixie Lott. She not only made her West End debut […]


CRY Update Magazine 64

Read the magazine here Issue 64 of the CRY Update looks back at a busy CRY summer from May to August 2014. Our flagship raising awareness event, the CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk, features in this issue with a full report and photos from the day. Also prominent is our Patron Pixie Lott’s terrific […]


CRY Update Magazine 55

Read Update 55 online here The CRY Update is the charity’s newsletter, published three times a year, reporting on CRY news and events, cardiac screenings, breaking developments in medical research and CRY supporters’ fundraising over the preceding months.


Great North Run 2013

Congratulations and a huge ‘thank you’ to the 55 runners who took part in the BUPA Great North Run in aid of CRY on Sunday 15th September 2013. This year’s race saw over 55,000 runners take part! Everyone seemed to enjoy another fantastic race day and the weather was mainly dry before a torrential downpour. […]


Fighting menace of heart disease

Mathew Thoppil was 31 and an active sportsman. He had a healthy lifestyle and was a GP working in Newcastle. He died suddenly, without warning, on the squash court.


Killer heart condition claimed my son without warning

As a young husband and popular GP, Mathew Thoppil had everything to live for. But in May 2005 Mathew, a keen sportsman and cricket fan, collapsed suddenly and died while playing squash at Eldon Leisure in Newcastle.