NICE TAG for dapagliflozin – Podcast

AstraZeneca have provided financial support for this blended learning series and have had no involvement in the content or speaker selection

Dr Yassir Javaid has recorded this podcast on behalf of the PCCS and it follows the review of the NICE TAG for dapagliflozin for the symptomatic treatment of HFrEF, providing an update on the new licence indication for dapagliflozin and focusing on the recommendations for its use within clinical practice in primary care.

MA (Cantab) FRCP FRCGP PGDip Cardiology Cardiovascular and Diabetes Lead Nene CCG Primary Care Cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network RCGP Clinical Adviser for Cardiology

Dr Javaid qualified from Cambridge University and completed his GP VTS training in Northampton. He has an interest in cardiology and echocardiography and was a clinical lead in the Northamptonshire Community Cardiology service, which had a focus on patients with heart failure and valve disease.

He was named Pulse “GP of the Year” in 2015 for his work in reducing stroke emergency admissions in the East Midlands. He is also a council member of the British Heart Valve Society, accredited member of the British Society of Echocardiography and on the editorial board for the British Journal of Cardiology.