Set up in 2011 by former Armagh footballers John and Tony McEntee, Healthy Hearts Healthy Lives facilitates locally arranged cardiac screening clinics for those aged 14-35 at various centres in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
It also aims to raise awareness of conditions that can lead to Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS). Our primary focus is on screening people who wish to engage in sporting activities however, our service is available to all who wish to under go screening who are 14 years of age or older.
The screening clinics comprise of completion of a screening questionnaire and an electrocardiogram (ECG). All ECG’s will be assessed and interpreted by a Consultant Cardiologist.Further testing by way of Echocardiogram (ECHO) is available, if required.
Each person being screened will be provided with an Information Booklet, which informs them of the service offered as well as outlining the importance of effective screening
All staff used in the administering and interpreting of the screening programme are medically qualified and experienced practitioners.