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HEART UK has developed a diet checklist to assist you and your patient in assessing the quality of their diet and identifying any changes that could be made to optimise cholesterol-lowering and heart health.
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The newly launched national Blood Pressure Optimisation Programme has a big ambition – to prevent heart attacks and strokes at scale by helping primary care to do things differently. As we emerge from the latest wave of the pandemic and focus our energies on recovery and transformation of healthcare, England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) will be supporting integrated care systems (ICSs) and primary care networks (PCNs) to innovate in the diagnosis and management of hypertension.
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Heart Failure is a misunderstood and misdiagnosed condition, as malignant as some of the most common cancers, it should be treated with the same urgency. With the widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, this issue has become more pressing than ever, with at least 23,000 missed cases of heart failure in the last year that we know about.
The British Society for Heart Failure, the professional association of heart failure specialists in the UK, wishes to address this lack of awareness in their quest to make heart failure a national priority. Their campaign, Freedom from Failure - The F Word, has been developed to inform and educate whilst inspiring a sense of hope, encouraging each of us to learn more about this important condition, to recognise the symptoms such as Fighting for breath, Fatigue and Fluid build-up in ourselves and our loved ones and to seek timely medical help.
Please see below some useful resources focused on Cardiac Rehabilition:
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UCLPartners has developed a series of proactive care frameworks to support primary care teams to manage patients with cardiovascular and respiratory long-term conditions.
Please click here to find out more and access free tools and resources to support the primary care workforce: https://uclpartners.com/proactive-care/