There are a number of UK organisations which provide invaluable help, information and support to people affected by atrial fibrillation and stroke. Here are the contact details of some organisations you may find useful:
Atrial Fibrillation Association
Tel: 01789 451 837 (24 hour)
The AF Association provides information, support and guidance on access to established, or innovative treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AF)
Tel: 020 8289 6875
Provides information and support for people on anticoagulant medications and their healthcare professionals.
Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), The Heart Rhythm Charity®: working together to improve the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those affected by arrhythmias. Tel: 01789 450 787
A-A is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, medical groups and allied professionals. Although these groups remain independent, they work together under the A-A umbrella to promote timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias.
Helpline: 0303 3033 100
Provides information about stroke, emotional support and details of local services and support groups. Factsheets available include the effects of stroke, and reducing your risk of stroke.
NHS Choices- Atrial Fibrillation Information provided by the NHS for patients with atrial fibrillation. The NHS site can be accessed by clicking here