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Dr Diana R Holdright
MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, MBBS, DA, BSc

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Diana Holdright
 
 

Resources

Please click below to jump to resources relevant to that topic:

 
General Medical     
  • BUPA Health Information
          General information on a range of health topics
  • Isabel
          Online symptom checker
  • MedicAlert
          Bracelets, necklaces and watches to communicate your medical information in an emergency
  • Medscape
          US site giving information on medical conditions and medications
  • Netdoctor
          Medical information in plain English
  • NHS Direct
          Health advice and reassurance
  • Online Medical Dictionary
          Comprehensive glossary of medical terms
  • Patient UK
         “Health information as provided by GPs and nurses during consultations”
  • Please Offer Me a Seat 
         An initiative by Transport for London to help those with hidden disabilities to get a seat on public transport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Cardiovascular   

 

  Atrial Fibrillation and Other Arrhythmias   

 

Blood Pressure   

  

Cardiomyopathy   

 

Congenital Heart Disease   

 

Diabetes 

  • Diabetes UK
          Advice and support for patients with diabetes    
  • Dr Richard Sheaves
          An excellent source of information written by our colleague Dr Richard Sheaves, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology  

 

Diet and lifestyle advice   

 

Medication   

 

POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)   

 

Stroke   

  • Stroke Association
          A UK charity funding research into prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of stroke    
  • Different Strokes
          A UK charity for younger stroke victims    
  • UK Stroke Forum
          An organisation committed to improving stroke care in the UK  

 

Your Opinion Counts 

  • iWantGreatCare
          An opportunity to share experiences about doctors, dentists, hospitals and pharmacies    
  • Private Patients Forum 
          A forum for patients treated in the private sector


 

Local Hospitals and Investigation Units   

 

National Guidelines   

  • The British Cardiovascular Society
          Education and support for those working in cardiovascular medicine    
  • Care Quality Commission
          The body responsible for care standards in the UK    
  • Department of Health
          The Government department for improving health and wellbeing in England    
  • DVLA
          Useful guidance on driving and cardiovascular problems      
  • NICE
          The UK healthcare watchdog  

 

Private Health Insurers

Please contact your insurer for a pre-authorisation code or claim number prior to each consultation, test or procedure. 

 

We would like to acknowledge Jona Markgraf's artistic talent in producing some of the more descriptive images of the heart for this site.

 

External websites linked from this page are provided solely for convenience of the browser. We do not take responsibility for the accuracy of information presented on these sites, and it should be noted that opinions voiced on these sites do not necessarily concur with our own. Any medical concerns should always be discussed with a healthcare professional.