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  • Its National Cholesterol Month! Here are 4 ways to reduce your cholesterol

    Its National Cholesterol Month! Here are 4 ways to reduce your cholesterol

    Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    October has been designated National Cholesterol Month by charity HEART UK in a bid to raise awareness of the grave health risks of having too much ‘bad’ cholesterol. Here are four ways to cut your HDL cholesterol

  • 10 things you should know about cardiovascular diseases

    10 things you should know about cardiovascular diseases

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    According to Heart UK, coronary heart disease (CHD) is the biggest cause of death in the UK...

  • Seven ways to prevent heart disease

    Seven ways to prevent heart disease

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    According to the British Heart Foundation there are around 7 million people living in the UK with heart and circulatory diseases. Here are seven quick tips to treat your heart better.

  • Remote Technology – the benefits for echocardiography services

    Remote Technology – the benefits for echocardiography services

    Friday, March 1, 2019

    Technological advancements continue to play a key role in the safe and effective delivery of healthcare services across the world. It has fundamentally changed the way health professionals work and how patients access and manage their treatment.

  • Echocardiogram: A quick, efficient and potentially lifesaving diagnostic test

    Echocardiogram: A quick, efficient and potentially lifesaving diagnostic test

    Friday, February 15, 2019

    An echocardiogram, or "echo", is a scan which looks at the heart and the blood vessels surrounding it. By using ultrasound technology, small probes send high-frequency sound waves to create echoes that bounce off different parts of the body to produce images of the heart.

  • The changing face of echocardiography

    The changing face of echocardiography

    Friday, February 1, 2019

    From the 1960’s "ocean-bed sonographic" representation to the landmark of 2D sectional imaging. The transthoracic echocardiograph, a personal reflection.

  • Why we need Clinical peer review

    Why we need Clinical peer review

    Monday, January 14, 2019

    Peer review is the professional assessment of a healthcare organisation’s standards which encompasses their processes and quality of work. But why do we need it?

  • A day in the life of an Echocardiographer

    A day in the life of an Echocardiographer

    Friday, November 9, 2018

    It’s a healthcare professional who has been specifically trained to perform heart scans (called echocardiograms or most commonly known as "echos"). My role is essentially to undertake this diagnostic test, which can be requested by a cardiologist or any doctor who suspects or wants to rule out a heart condition.

  • ICS Diagnostics Second First for 2018

    ICS Diagnostics Second First for 2018

    Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    Attending the British Society of Echocardiography’s 2018 Annual Conference, coincided with the arrival of giants in Liverpool.

  • World Heart Day 2018

    World Heart Day 2018

    Saturday, September 29, 2018

    Today is World Heart Day 2018, a day when we should all think for my heart, for your heart, for all our hearts.