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Affiliated Heart Groups

CHSS affiliated heart groups / clubs offer ongoing support for those living with heart conditions, their family and friends in local communities. They are independently run and provide a source of supported exercise, information, signposting, confidence and reassurance and are an invaluable part of learning to live with a heart condition.

East – Fife, Lothian, Tayside

West – Forth Valley, Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Lanarkshire

North – Grampian, Highlands (& Argyll), Orkney, Shetland, Western Isles

South – Ayrshire & Arran, Borders, Dumfries & Galloway

New Groups / Affiliations

We always welcome enquiries from people interested in starting a new Heart Group / Club, or affiliating an existing group / club to CHSS.

Please complete the How Do I Find Out More? form or contact CHSS Head Office on 0131 225 6963.

Affiliation to CHSS currently offers:

  • start up grant
  • free liability & loss insurance
  • access to free CHSS resources and publications
  • access to Annual Information Days
  • options to participate with CHSS in events and consultations
  • advice & support on fundraising and grant applications
  • direct support from dedicated CHSS staff

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Heart Failure Support Service

The aim of the Heart Failure Support Service is to support patients and carers with the social impact of heart failure who are living in the community.

The Heart Failure Support Coordinators, assisted by volunteers, offer companionship, information and support to enable patients to be socially active. The service is presently only accessible to individuals in Lothian, Lanarkshire, Greater Glasgow & Clyde and the Western Isles and is linked with local cardiac support groups, NHS services and other local voluntary agencies.


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