Oct 26
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  • Focus on lower short-term but high lifetime CVD risk: new JBS3 guidelines Read more...
  • Updated GRASP-AF tool and workbook to support primary care Read more...
  • Time to redefine hypertriglyceridaemia? Read more...
  • NICE quality standard calls for early identification of PAD Read more...
  • Primary care guidance for stroke prevention in AF: SIGN Read more...
  • New NHS report supports diabetes commissioning Read more...
  • Free cardiac e-learning resource for professionals Read more...
  • Prevalence of obesity falls in primary school children Read more...
  • Diabetes UK report highlights inequalities of care Read more...
  • Fewer smokers using NHS help to quit Read more...
  • New online CV therapy guides to ease patients' concerns Read more...
  • Toolkit helps decision making in heart attack Read more...
  • Apps launched to tackle obesity and alcohol abuse Read more...
  • NICE emphasises importance of early cardiac rehabilitation post MI Read more...
  • Online tool to achieve QOF points in AF Read more...
  • Safety of new oral anticoagulants Read more...
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NHS Health Check: a systematic approach to CVD prevention

Dr Matt Kearney, Jamie Waterall & Criag Lister

The NHS Health Check offers 15 million people aged 40-74 in England an assessment of cardiovascular risk, together with preventive interventions, once every five years. This national programme has aroused some controversy, but there is an urgent need to take action now to reduce the toll of preventable, premature death and disability caused by cardiovascular disease.

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Latest articles

The impact of the NHS Health Check: asking the right questions
Dr Matt Kearney, Dr Charles Alessi, Professor Zafar Iqbal

CVD mortality: a retrospective audit of disease registers
Lucy Jackson, Richard Dixon, Karen Newboult

cpdlogoWhy do we need new options for managing FH?

Atul Kalhan, Vinay Eligar, Alan Rees

Patient perspectives on AF management: high satisfaction, but could do better
Ameet Bakhai et al.


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