Working with people to cut their risk

Source:  Irish Times, 9 June 2009

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Date of publication: June 2009

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell:  Croi MyAction, in the West of Ireland, is an innovative community-based 16-week programme. It will be offered free-of-charge to coronary patients, and people identified as having a greater than 5% risk of dying from heart disease in the next 10 years, plus their partners and families. 450 people in the first year, will be offered one-to-one appointments, group exercises and health promotion workshops, designed to bring about sustainable lifestyle changes. Participants’ progress will be monitored by family doctors as part of a multi-disciplinary approach.

Length of publication:  1 web page

Some important notes:  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  National Heart Forum Weekly e-News Briefing 10.6.09

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