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If you have a heart condition, you need a MedicAlert
 
 

How MedicAlert worksIn an emergency involving your heart, every second truly counts, it is essential for you to get the appropriate treatment quickly and accurately to decrease the risks of complications.

MedicAlert helps you in your moment of need by alerting first responders to your heart condition, ensuring they are able to administer accurate treatment quickly.


How does MedicAlert help?

MedicAlert supports you via our membership service and custom-made medical ID jewellery. Our jewellery enables emergency professionals to gain vital information from your secure emergency personal record.

MedicAlert membership costs only £32 per year; less than 10p per day, providing you with life-saving services and peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

  • MedicAlert jewellery is always worn on your pulse points, and the front of each disc carries our international medical symbol; this ensures it's spotted promptly in an emergency

  • The back of the MedicAlert disc would be engraved with your heart condition i.e. 'Angina' or 'Endocarditis', our emergency telephone number, any other conditions or information as well as your unique membership number used to identify your personal record

  • The emergency line is available 24/7, 365 days a year to first responders, police and healthcare professionals with translation services in over 100 languages and dialects. Wherever you are in the world, we can support you.

  • Your personal record is as unique as you, with the flexibility to hold a variety of information such as:

    • Health related conditions
    • Allergies 
    • Medications 
    • Scanned documents i.e. if you have an implant or pacemaker / ICD
    • Advanced Decisions 
    • Emergency contacts so your loved ones will be notified quickly

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Some of the heart conditions our members have include:

  • High blood pressure (Hypertension)

  • Low blood pressure (Hypotension)

  • Arrhythmia

  • Angina

  • Atrial fibrillation

  • Cardiomyopathy

  • Cardiovascular disease

  • Coronary heart disease

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Heart failure 

  • Endocarditis

  • Pacemaker / ICD

    Example disc - Congestive heart failure