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Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Diary
Printable diary for patients with high blood pressure to record home monitoring readings. Don't forget to pass it in to your practice once it has been completed- this will help the practice team to review your blood pressure management.
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
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
Home blood pressure monitoring: Useful links for patients
If you're looking to get started with home blood pressure monitoring, this document contains a useful summary of links to resources for patients.
Blood Pressure UK Helpline
Support services from Blood Pressure UK including telephone help line and email contact address.
Easy Read High Blood Pressure leaflet
Also available in different formats (braile, audio, large print) and languages.
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.
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