Cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects around seven million people in the UK and is the most important cause of preventable, early disability and death, affecting individuals, their families and communities.
Professor Jamie Waterall is the Deputy Chief Nurse at the Office for Health Improvement & Disparities.
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