About heartfailurematters.org website

The heartfailurematters.org website has been developed under the direction of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (HFA of the ESC). The aim of the website is to provide clear and reliable information and practical advice to people with heart failure, their families and caregivers. By improving knowledge and understanding of heart failure we hope that people living with the condition will be able to manage their health more effectively so that they can live longer and more active lives.

The information and advice contained on this website is designed to supplement the support and care you receive from your doctor or other healthcare provider. It is in no way a replacement for this care.

If you have any comments or feedback about the website please contact us at hfmatters@escardio.org.

About the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (HFA of the ESC)

The Heart Failure Association (HFA) is a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). It was officially launched in August 2004 and has a membership of over 2,000 practicing cardiologists, basic scientists, nurses, industry representatives, and European policy makers, with a special interest in Heart Failure.

The HFA of the ESC’s mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.

For more information on the HFA visit the official Web Site of the ESC at http://www.escardio.org/HFA/.

About the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents over 52,000 cardiology professionals across Europe and the Mediterranean. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.

The ESC achieves this through a variety of scientific and educational activities including the coordination of clinical practice guidelines, education courses and initiatives, pan-European surveys on specific disease areas and the ESC Annual Congress, the largest medical meeting in Europe.

For more information on the ESC visit the official Web Site of the ESC at http://www.escardio.org/.

This webpage was last updated on 22 June 2009.