CARDIOVASCULAR HORIZON SCANNING Volume 3 Issue 11

December 19, 2011

Cholesterol and a healthier nation: shared responsibility for better public health

December 14, 2011

Source: Heart UK

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Date of publication: 13 December 2011

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This report makes 8 recommendations to ensure adequate funding for NHS Trusts to implement fully the NHS Health Check programme in order to help prevent early death caused by high cholesterol and other cardiovascular risk factors.

Length of publication: 24 pages

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.


Medicine for Managers: Coronary heart disease

December 13, 2011

Source: nhsManagers.net  Briefing 11 November 2011

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Date of publication: 11 November 2011

Publication type: Commentary 

In a nutshell: This is a briefing written by Dr Paul Lambden for NHS managers. 80% of deaths from CVD occur in patients not targeted in the current prevention strategy. Covers risk assessments, investigations and QOF points available.

Length of publication: 2 pages

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.


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December 12, 2011

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