• Heart Rhythm Week
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20 Years of Service

A message from Trudie Lobban MBE, founder and CEO of STARS

I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I am to be able to celebrate the 20th birthday of STARS with you all.

I never imagined when in 1993 I was asked by Prof John Stephenson to establish a small patient group how far things would come.

When I started out all those years ago my aim was to help as many people as possible by ensuring they or their loved one gained access to the advice, diagnosis and treatment they needed. I did not want anyone to have to go through what my family and many others had while searching for a correct diagnosis – in my case for my young daughter.  Read more.


Sir Elton John, CBE is pleased to renew his Patronage of STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures)


“STARS has taken a lead in raising awareness of unexplained loss of consciousness, and offers invaluable support and advice to those in need. I am delighted to offer my continued support to STARS for its important work.”

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Heart Rhythm Week 2015
1-7 June

Atrial Fibrillation Association - US is proud to support World Heart Rhythm Week (WHRW). The event is the only global awareness week dedicated to raising the profile of syncope, Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS) and Reflex Anoxic Seizures (RAS).

Please click here to find out more about how you can get involved and support this year's event.

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Heart Rhythm Specialists Directory

The Heart Rhythm Specialists directory is a central global database highlighting local heart rhythm disorder specialists.
The database houses an international list of healthcare professionals, including doctors, general practitioners, nurses and cardiac physiologists, who have an interest in heart rhythm conditions (arrhythmias), including atrial fibrillation and syncope.

Want to find a local heart rhythm expert or register as a specialist?

Click here