High blood pressure is currently the third biggest risk factor for contributing to premature death and ill health in England, as outlined in the latest edition of Health Matters.
Polly Kwok is the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Team Support Manager at Public Health England.
Polly’s key role is to support the delivery of the National NHS Health Check programme through leading the process for local authority data return, the best practice guidance, workplace checks and supporting related governance groups. Before joining Public Health England, Polly was a clinical pharmacist in Canada.
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