Many heart patients will be anxious about the current cost of living crisis as well as ongoing difficulties in accessing care. The British Heart Foundation have compiled an information and support hub for people across the country on looking after their health when money is tight. The charity has also expanded its support in response to increased and now includes:
- Cost of Living Information and Support – this includes financial support for those with a heart condition, eating healthily on a budget, simple energy saving tips, getting fit for free and how people can look after their emotional wellbeing.
- Heart Helpline – patients or their loved ones can speak directly with one of our specialist nurses about any queries or concerns in relation to their heart health. The Helpline number is 0300 330 3311 and is open weekdays 9am – 5pm and Saturdays 10am – 4pm. There is a live chat service available on weekdays 9am – 5pm.