Click below for professional resources such as guidelines, pathways, webinars, websites, patient resources, evidence and reports.
and the 'ABC' protocol for managing AF.Click here for more information
and home blood pressure monitoring.Click here for more information
High cholesterol is one of the most significant risk factors for CVD.Click here for more information
There is a huge opportunity to improve CVD outcomes as the majority of CVD cases are preventable.Click here for more information
Cardiovascular risk factors and heart conditions increase the risk of poor outcomes from covid-19.Click here for more information
Cheshire and Merseyside Happy Hearts resources can be dowloaded free via this tab.Click here for more information
Too many people are still living with undetected and poorly managed atrial fibrillation (AF), high blood pressure (BP) and raised cholesterol. In 2019 Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England agreed national ambitions to address the A, B and C of secondary CVD prevention and to reduce associated health inequalities over 10 years.
The 'ABC’ of secondary CVD prevention:
- Atrial fibrillation
- High Blood pressure
- High Cholesterol
Watch presentations from the 2020 CVD Prevention conference, 'Proactive, Predictive, Personalised', here.
CVD PREVENT AUDIT
'CVD PREVENT' is a new national primary care audit that will automatically extract routinely held GP data. PCN-level data will support systematic quality improvement to reduce health inequalities and improve outcomes related to CVD risk factors such as AF, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Read the quick guide to CVD prevent here.
NHS HEALTH CHECKS
NHS Health Checks are a systematic opportunity to identify and address CVD risk factors (including the 'ABC' conditions) early. Visit the NHS Health Checks homepage for commissioner and provider support, webinars and more.
An outline of how NICE evidence-based guidance can contribute to improvements in CVD prevention are outlined here.
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