Heart failure hospital admissions leap in ten years

The number of people visiting hospital with crippling heart failure has risen by more than a third in ten years, new figures reveal.

Research from the British Heart Foundation showed 146,000 people turned up at hospital suffering from the incurable condition in 2014-15, a rise of 36% in 2004-5.

The dramatic increase is thought to be a result of the fact that people are living longer and more are surviving heart attacks.

Read Article by Henry Bodkin (The Telegraph)