Video: How to check your blood pressure using a blood pressure machine
Scroll down this webpage and you'll find a 2 minute video from BHF that shows you how to check your blood pressure in your own home.
Manage your blood pressure at home
The British Heart Foundation have created this hub of resources to support patients with high blood pressure (hypertension) to manage their blood pressure at home during COVID-19. Resources include:
How to measure your blood pressure
Advice on buying your own monitor
Tips to reduce your blood pressure
Home blood pressure monitoring
Information and a patient leaflet on measuring your blood pressure at home, from Blood Pressure UK
COVID-19 advice for high blood pressure patients
From Blood Pressure UK
BHF Heart Helpline
During this unsettling time, we know that many of you have questions relating to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The BHF's specialist nurses are here for you, just a call or click away
Patient Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Diary
A printable diary to help you keep a record of home blood pressure readings.
Developed by the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester and the British Hypertension Society.
Blood Pressure UK Helpline
Support services from Blood Pressure UK including telephone help line and email contact address.
Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers
A simple guide to what blood pressure numbers mean and how you can lower your blood pressure.
Easy Read High Blood Pressure leaflet
Also available in different formats (braile, audio, large print) and languages.
High Blood Pressure information for patients
NHS information for patients about high blood pressure.
Medline Plus Translated High Blood Pressure Information for patients
Patient information about high blood pressure translated by Medline Plus into many languages.
Blood Pressure UK: Translated blood pressure information for patients
BPUK have translated their main BP booklet 'introducing high blood pressure' into the 32 most common non-English languages in the UK.
Information about blood pressure medicines
From Blood Pressure UK.
BIHS Blood pressure monitors recommended for home use
List of validated blood pressure monitors recommended by the BIHS.
Information for patients about high blood pressure (BP, hypertension)
Introductory information about high blood pressure for patients.
Coronavirus and your health (BHF)
Up to date information and support on what coronavirus means for people with cardiovascular diseases.
PATIENT LEAFLET: HOME BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING EXPLAINED
This leaflet takes you through all you need to know about home blood pressure monitoring.
High Blood Pressure and Ethnicity
Your ethnicity can increase your risk of developing heart disease and circulatory diseases.
If you are South Asian, African or African Carribean in the UK, your risk of developing some heart and circulatory disease can be higher than white Europeans.
Find out more here.
Blood Pressure UK's Summer 2020 magazine, issue 47.
Also includes links to previous editions of the blood pressure magazine.