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Atrial Fibrillation Patient Support Group Meeting

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A support group for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is meeting on 23rd September  at 1.30pm

Facilitated by Cardiac Physiologist Helen Hodgson, the Frome AF Support Group offers information about AF and the opportunity to meet other patients and carers to share experiences.

The event is being held at Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way. BA11 2FH on Monday 23rd September at  of 13.30-15.00

Helen Hodgson says, “People diagnosed with AF often have many questions. My aim is to help provide them with the knowledge they need to support each other through their own experiences”

Booking is not essential but if you would like to know more or book a place please contact Helen on helen.hodgson 3@nhs.net; Charlene Payne on 01789 867 533 or email c.payne@heartrhythm alliance.org or visit www. affrome.org for more information.

Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) affect over two million people in the UK and atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia. People aged 40 and over have a one in four lifetime risk of developing AF and an increased risk of a life threatening AF-related stroke – the most severe type of stroke.

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