Should we screen people for irregular heartbeat?

14th February 2019

Screening for irregular heartbeats can help identify serious potential health issues – so should we be screening people more regularly? The prevalence of irregular heartbeat is rising significantly, and the issue is associated with increased [read more]

NHS data shows rise in alcohol-related deaths

6th February 2019

NHS Digital data has shown that there has been a distinct rise in alcohol-related deaths over the past decade NHS Digital statistics, released earlier this week, have shown an alarming rise in alcohol-related deaths. In [read more]

Improving NHS Health Check uptake

1st February 2019

Recent figures from NHS England show that fewer than half of those eligible choose to attend their NHS health check. We look at what resources are available to practices to encourage those who are eligible [read more]

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