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Self-care for heart failure

There are lots of ways that you can look after yourself if you have heart failure.

Heart failure manRead Staying well with heart failure from the National Heart Foundation.

For information about funding that your GP might be able to use to reduce the cost of your health care, see Funding schemes at your general practice.

To find out about the disability allowance benefit, see Disability allowance for adults.

Transport and parking has information about mobility parking permits, the Total Mobility half-price taxi scheme, and other transport options.

See the Financial support in palliative care page for information on benefits available to people who have severe heart failure and are being treated palliatively.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by General Practitioner Liaison, Cardiology. Last reviewed December 2018.

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Acute plans

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