Heart failure policy and practice in Europe
Heart failure policy and practice in Europe investigates heart failure policy, system performance and care delivery in 11 countries.
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Spotlight series
The Spotlight series features evidence-based reports on topics at the forefront of debates and challenges in the future of heart failure care.
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The handbook
The handbook is designed to help solve problems and drive change that will make a meaningful difference to care for people living with heart failure.
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Helping advance meaningful policy change on heart failure

The Heart Failure Policy Network is an independent, multidisciplinary platform made possible with financial support from Novartis Pharma, AstraZeneca and Vifor Pharma.

The content produced by the Network is not biased to any specific treatment or therapy. All outputs are guided and endorsed by the Network’s members, who have full editorial control. All members provide their time for free.

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Heart Failure Policy Network presents handbook at event in Lisbon
25 June 2019

The work of the HFPN was presented on 25 June 2019 at an event hosted by AADIC – the Portuguese Association of Support for Patients with Heart Failure.

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Heart Failure Pledge campaign launches in run-up to European Parliament elections
23 April 2019

HFPN has co-created a new campaign calling on MEPs and European Parliamentary candidates to pledge their support for improving the lives of EU citizens with heart failure.

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Heart Failure Policy Network seeks information on multidisciplinary and integrated care
19 February 2018

HFPN has launched a call for information on multidisciplinary and integrated heart failure care.

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What is heart failure?

Affecting at least 15 million adults in Europe, heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet body’s needs for oxygen and important nutrients.

This means that the body is unable to function normally, often causing great suffering and disability.

Heart failure can happen either when the heart …..

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