Heart condition support

Heart condition support

  • Support services and information for people with heart conditions and their family/whānau.
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Adult Congenital Heart Association (US)(external link) 
Patient support 'toolkit' for congenital heart defect survivors to protect and improve their lifelong health and well-being. Note: USA website, emergency numbers do not apply, in an emergency call 111 for an ambulance.

Heartbeats(external link)
Heartbeats is a cardiac support group on Facebook that has been set up in Rodney and North Shore for men and women who have had a heart attack, have/or require cardiac surgery or have a pacemaker implant. It is a family/whānau inclusive and diverse group.

Heart Foundation of New Zealand(external link) 
Programs and resources, blogs and personal stories, heart health information, healthy eating tips, directory of heart support groups, research, videos and more.

Heart Kids NZ(external link) 
Information brochures, free specialist equipment, leadership development, camping, networking with other families, hot meals for hospital-bound families and more. Also includes 18 affiliated support branches run by volunteers, who are parents and caregivers of children with heart conditions. To find a branch in your area, go to the local branches tab on the website. 

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