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FH Articles and News Reports


Claire and Family A recent Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Board news article highlights a Mother's praise for all-Wales FH Service. Claire Flay-Petty a young mother from Bridgend has spoken of the great help and support the service has offered her and her family.
Genetic Testing - Cholesterol BBC News Health reported that the British Heart Foundation is funding £1m to pay for nurses so that testing can be extended to eight NHS trusts across England and Scotland, after the successful pilot scheme in Wales.

BBC News - Rachel's Yoghurt

BBC News Wales featured Rachel's yoghurt founder Rachel Roberts who tells her families story of being diagnosed with FH.
Wales Online BHF Article Wales Online featured the FH Service as part of a BHF article on tackling heart disease in Wales.
BBC Wales Today Website The FH Wales Service was recently featured on the BBC Wales Today program.
FH Wales Guardian Article The Guardian Newspaper featured the story of one of the FH Wales Family Forum members, Suzanne Sheppard.

Easy Living Article Headline

An Easy Living magazine article highlights the importance of screening for FH.
Western Mail Logo Families to be screened for heart disease. The Western Mail reports on the setting up of the FH Service in Wales.
DNA Testing Guardian Article

DNA Testing: Doctors search for 100,00 at risk of early heart attack.  Guardian newspaper article on FH.


Western Mail Logo Nursing experts say specialists can play a life-saving role. This article explains the importance of the FH nurse specialist role.
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