A heart transplant is an operation to replace a damaged heart with a healthy donor heart. Learn about waiting lists and life after a transplant.
Organ transplantation involves removing an organ from a donor and transplanting it into someone who may be very ill or dying. Find out what's involved here.
A defibrillator (sometimes called an AED) can save someone's life if they have a cardiac arrest. Learn more about 'defibs' and how to find one.
Heart failure is when the heart struggles to pump enough blood. The diagnosis can be overwhelming, but it’s possible to live well with this condition.
Congenital heart disease
Congenital heart disease is a birth defect, occurring when a baby is born with a heart that hasn’t formed properly. Some forms of the condition are uncomplicated; others can be very serious. Learn about the differences here.
Endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of the heart. A quick diagnosis is vital. Find out about the risks and symptoms of endocarditis here.