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]

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]

The Long Term Plan is a game changer

28th January 2019

NHS England’s national clinical director for cardiovascular disease prevention, Matt Kearney, looks at the NHS Long Term Plan and its ambitions for preventing heart attacks and strokes at scale  Prevention is at the heart of [read more]

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