Driving primary care to deliver the best in cardiovascular health

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PCCS OBJECTIVES

  • Represent primary care cardiovascular health needs at policy level
  • Promote best practice in primary care cardiovascular health through education, training and service development
  • Support the development of primary health care professionals in cardiovascular medicine
  • Facilitate and lead primary care cardiovascular research
  • Influence commissioners for the next decade (or longer)

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Professor Ahmet Fuat - Primary Care Heart Failure
Professor Ahmet Fuat - Primary Care Heart Failure
Professor Ahmet Fuat becomes a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Professor Ahmet Fuat becomes a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Congratulations to Professor Ahmet Fuat, President of the PCCS, for being elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Professor Fuat said “he is honoured and humbled” Professor Fuat has been in general practice in Darlington since 1986, having graduated from Aberdeen University. He is a Fellow of the RCGP and RCP London.

As well as being a North East and North Cumbria GP Research Engagement Lead and CCG Cardiology Lead, he also works as a GP specialist in Cardiology and for 16 years has run an integrated heart failure service across primary and secondary care in Darlington. Holding a PhD from Durham University he is an active researcher in cardiology and was holds an honorary chair in Primary Care Cardiology from Durham University School of Health, Medicine and Pharmacy. Professor Fuat sits on the editorial boards of both the BJC and PCCJ and is an active member of the BCS and the BSH. He has published widely in peer reviewed journals. He is a tutor on the Brad...

Dr Derek Connolly describes the results of the COMPASS trial
Dr Derek Connolly describes the results of the COMPASS trial
2nd PCCS Annual Conference – Guidelines into Practice
2nd PCCS Annual Conference – Guidelines into Practice
Updated NICE Heart Failure guidelines - furthering evidence or a missed opportunity

Please come and see us at this year's PCCJ conference - Issues & Answers in Cardiovascular Disease, 16th-17th November 2018, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham.

Our stand will be in the main hall, plus our session this year is: Updated NICE Heart Failure guidelines - furthering evidence or a missed opportunity 17.30-18.40, Conference Suite 1. This will be immediately followed by our AGM from 18.40 - 19.15. We look forward to seeing you there.

Committee Announcement 20th June 2019
Committee Announcement 20th June 2019
The CREDENCE study – adding yet more to the existing cardiovascular outcomes studies with SGLT2 inhibition
The CREDENCE study – adding yet more to the existing cardiovascular outcomes studies with SGLT2 inhibition

Bev Bostock RGN MSc MA Queen’s Nurse Nurse Practitioner Mann Cottage Surgery Gloucestershire PCCS nurse board member Renal impairment, including end stage renal disease is a major concern in the management of diabetes and has a significant impact on patients, their families and resources1,2. It is estimated that the need for dialysis (which is very costly, has a negative impact on quality of life and has a poor prognosis) is set to rise from 3 million to 5 million people worldwide by 2035, especially with the increasing prevalence of diabetes3.

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