The cost-of-living crisis is affecting everyone in the UK, but those with pulmonary hypertension are facing a disproportionate blow to their finances.
Our survey, conducted at the end of 2022, demonstrates a clear correlation between the cost-of-living crisis and declining health in the PH community. You are bearing the burden, and it’s vital there is change.
Upon analysing the results of this survey, we acted quickly to build this online hub, housing advice and guidance around the areas you told us matter to you most. We will continue to expand this resource.
78% of people with PH are concerned about meeting their rent or mortgage payments.Advice & support
51% of people with PH are worried about being able to afford prescriptions.Advice & support
People with PH are most concerned about rising energy bills. 94% have reduced how often they have their heating on to save money, and 41% say they often feel cold at home.Advice & support
26% of people with PH say they are eating less healthily in order to save money.Advice & support
60% of people with PH say that feeling cold at home is making their disease symptoms worse.Advice & support
If you're finding things tough, you're not on your own. Help and support services are available from Government, and charities including our own.Access support