This blog provides an overview of the importance of data in improving cardiovascular outcomes, and a new national audit programme that will generate the data needed to address the issues around diagnosis and treatment of 3 high risk conditions - atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Lorraine provides strategic leadership to Public Health England’s National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network (NCVIN) building the vision, momentum and support from partners including NHS England, NHS Right Care, NHS Digital, and wider third sector partners such as British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK and patient representation. The health intelligence network ensures the use of knowledge, evidence and intelligence to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with cardiovascular disease.
High blood pressure is one of the leading risk factors for premature death and disability, and can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, chronic kidney disease and dementia. Conditions caused by high blood pressure cost the NHS over £2 …
Public Health England and national partners are striving to ensure that data and information is used to improve quality of care and outcomes for people with cardiovascular disease. The interpretation of data and information should be acknowledged as a fundamental …
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