This report has benefited from the hard work and expertise of a huge number of brilliant people.
We would like to thank Professor Martin Cowie, Dr Jim Moore, Dr Lisa Anderson, Dr Fozia Ahmed and Carys Barton for supplying their expert views.

We would also like to thank the Pumping Marvellous Foundation who worked closely with heart failure patients across the UK to capture their stories. In particular, we would like to extend our gratitude to all of the patients who gave their time and who have been invaluable when it comes to understanding the patient experience. We couldn’t have done it without you Sarah, Ryan, Kevin, Jill, Jane, Hannah, Gavin, Dave, Dan, Beverly and Annette.

We would also like to thank the other agencies involved in gathering the data.

All errors and omissions are entirely our own.