Source: Heart Online First, 6 April 2009
Date of Publication: April, 2009
Publication Type: Editorial
In a nutshell: In April 2009 the Department of Health is introducing a vascular risk checks programme, to systematically screen adults between the ages of 40 and 74 for cardiovascular risk. Screening will take place in a variety of settings, such as pharmacies and community centres. This article discusses issues to be considered, such as infrastructure, funding, and how to target risk assessment.
Length of Publication: 2 pages
Some important notes: This article requires an NHS Athens username and password. Please contact your local NHS library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.
Further dissemination: If you think anyone would benefit from receiving this posting or from subscribing to this blog, please e-mail them the link to this blog and suggest that they sign up to the e-mail newsletter to stay up to date with new content.
Acknowledgements: Heart and Education in Heart