AF Information & Advice For Patients

Useful Links

AF Association – Australia (AF-A Au) provides information, support and access to established, new or innovative treatments for atrial fibrillation (AF).

The following links are for groups, charities and other entities with an interest or link in the care and management of atrial fibrillation and associated medical conditions. This is not an exhaustive list, and it is constantly evolving. If we have excluded anyone, please accept our sincerest apologises, and be assured that as soon as the matter is brought to the attention of the AF Association - Australia, we will act to correct this and so ensure maximum inclusiveness.

Please Note: While we can recommend sites to you, we CANNOT be held responsible for information that you may collect from these sites.

AF Answers

Website sponsored and run by St Jude Medical with information on Atrial Fibrillation.
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AFib Support

AFIBsupport is a support group for people who now or previously suffered with atrial fibrillation (afib). We welcome family/friends to join in discussions. We are not a medical site, nor do we provide and/or endorse medical advice. 
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Arrhythmia Alliance - Australia

Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A) - Australia is a health promotion charity working for better understanding, diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for those affected by heart rhythm disorders (cardiac arrhythmias). 
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The Atrial Fibrillation Blog

The Atrial Fibrillation Blog is for talking about living with atrial fibrillation and ways to deal with it. This blog explores atrial fibrillation risks, symptoms, treatments, and innovative cures, andwe invite you to join us on this journey to wipe out afib.

Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib) Support Community

This is a support group that is part of the larger “” which is an online collection of over 500 support groups.
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Atrial Fibrillation - Resources for patients

This site is designed primarily for non-medical personnel and is written from a patient's point of view. (The author had A-Fib and was cured in April, 1998, by the use of a procedure called Focal Catheter Ablation (Pulmonary Vein Ablation)). 
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Developer and manufacturer of microcatheters for mapping and ablation of atrial fibrillation.
Visit website » is the new website for the publication Coronary Heart. Completely redesigned with a modern layout, the website uses the latest in web technology including video and social media integration. All articles from previous editions can be found on the site
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Chess Medicare offers ‘eKERNEL’

Chess Medicare offers ‘eKERNEL’ a handheld Tele-ECG with the technical know how from BARC. It can be operated with a mobile phone via Bluetooth.


DrugWatch is a comprehensive website database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.

Education for Health

Taking action, educating people, transforming lives worldwide

Education for Health is the UK’s leading education charity for health professionals working with patients with long term conditions. Our mission is to improve the care of people living with long term conditions including cardiovascular disease, allergic conditions, diabetes and respiratory health through the provision of high quality evidence-based education for healthcare professionals. Educational programmes are run nationally and internationally and are accredited by the Open University.

For Patients, By Patients

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Join the AF community to get answers to AF questions from other patients, discuss health issues and get the support to help you make the choices that are right for you.

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Heart Health

A comprehensive health information site
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Heart Library

A collection of videos about Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, and other heart conditions. Narrated by doctors in everyday language. Sponsored by St. Jude Medical.
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Information Prescriptions

A directory of information about long term conditions 

Lone Atrial Fibrillation Forum

A Forum where A-fib patients discuss their condition. The website associated has not been updated for many years, but the Forum is still active.
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Much Loved

The 'online' memorial charity
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Peace of Mind with MedicAlert

MedicAlert is the only non-profit making, registered charity providing life-saving identification jewellery,supported by a 24 hour emergency telephone service, for individuals with hidden medical conditions and allergies.
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Some AF patients who have had an ICD or pace maker fitted have found they needed to wear extra padding over the area of skin disturbed. 
Visit website » provides information, community tools, and a discussion forum for atrial fibrillation patients and caregivers. The site was created by a patient who was cured surgically of atrial fibrillation. The mission of is to improve the quality of life for those living with afib and their families, raise awareness of afib and strokes to encourage diagnosis and treatment, educate patients to prevent the progression of the disease, support and enhance patient-doctor communication, and decrease afib-related strokes. 

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