The Public Health contribution to capacity planning and demand management in Cheshire and Merseyside, Phase 3: Managing heart failure: (Observatory Report Series Number 57): Supplement – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Following a search of the literature of public health interventions that can be provided by the NHS to reduce hospital admissions (see Report No. 53), this report attempts to quantify the impact on hospital activity in Cheshire and Merseyside by

Interventions to reduce emergency admissions for heart failure: (Observatory Report Series number 79) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Report that recommends that commissioners: Help enable the population to reduce the risk factors for heart failure, such as  delivery of brief interventions to reduce smoking rates and monitoring of those with diabetes. Refer for genetic testing where appropriate. Develop

Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: Implementing a systems approach to detection and management – Public Health England

This guide provides further information on the recently updated NICE Guideline (CG71) Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management. It includes: a summary of recommendations from the recent update of the document an outline of national and European policy documents best practice case

Remote ECG interpretation consultancy services for cardiovascular disease: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB152] – NICE

The technologies described in this briefing are remote electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation consultancy services. They are used for assisting in diagnosing and decision-making for people with cardiovascular disease. The innovative aspects are that with remote ECG interpretation, a person does not need to travel

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme North West London – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the North West London abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening service held on 26 September 2017. The programme meets 12 out of the 16 measurable pathway standards for the NHS

Commissioning Through Evaluation (CTE) Percutaneous Occlusion of the Left Atrial Appendage in Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation for the Prevention of Thromboembolism (LAAO) – Newcastle and York External Assessment Centre

In conclusion, the CtE registry has reported data that show that the LAAO procedure is procedurally successful in about 9 out of 10 patients and is associated with a decreased risk of ischaemic event compared with historical epidemiological data in patients

Carbon modelling within dentistry: towards a sustainable future- Public Health England

Report form Public Health England alerting dental teams to take immediate and sustained action to reduce the carbon footprint of their businesses.  It suggests they can adopt, encourage and facilitate active travel such as cycling and walking, to and from work,

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion for patients with atrial fibrillation and relative or absolute contraindications to anticoagulation (adults) – NHS England

This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation and relative or absolute contraindications to anticoagulation.

NICEimpact: cardiovascular disease prevention – NICE

NICE impact reports review how NICE recommendations for evidence-based and cost-effective care are being used in priority areas of the health and care system, helping to improve outcomes where this is needed most.This review focus’ on the impact of Cardiovascular Disease

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme Central Yorkshire – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to central Yorkshire held on 11 May 2017. The QA visit team identified a number of high priority issues as summarised below: no formal equipment replacement plan unacceptable reasons for not achieving the 8-week treatment

Stress: are we coping? – The Mental Health Foundation

This report looks at the prevalence of stress in the UK and its implications. It also focuses on what we can do to manage and reduce stress and our recommendations for the government in creating a stress-free UK.  While stress isn’t

Report: East Midlands research workshop: Nottingham – Public Health England

The Research Translation and Innovation (RTI) division has been working with Public Health England (PHE) centres to strengthen relations between academics and other professionals within the public health system. RTI organised research workshops which aimed to explore public health research

Cardiothoracic Surgery: GIRFT Programme National Specialty Report – GIRFT Programme

Report that finds that changes to the way cardiothoracic surgical services are organised and delivered in England will bring substantial benefits for patients suffering from conditions such as blocked arteries, lung cancer, and heart valve disease. It recommends: more efficient

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme West Surrey and North Hampshire – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in West Surrey and North Hampshire held in October 2017.  It finds no immediate concerns and no high priority findings.

MiraQ for assessing graft flow during coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Medical technologies guidance [MTG8] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on MiraQ for assessing graft flow during coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Having originally been developed to make recommendations on the use of VeriQ, this guidance has been updated to make recommendations on the use of a follow-on

Aortic valve reconstruction with processed bovine pericardium: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG604] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on aortic valve reconstruction with processed bovine pericardium. This involves replacing a damaged aortic valve with a new valve made from chemically treated cow pericardium.

Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB141] – NICE

The technology described in this briefing is Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) with CareLink service for detecting suspected asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) after cryptogenic stroke. The innovative aspects are: a proprietary AF detection algorithm, which is designed to reduce false positive detections; small

Bradford Healthy Hearts Resource Pack – NHS Right Care

In 2014 Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) had the seventh worst Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) mortality rates in under 75s England. However, local clinical and public health professionals saw a major opportunity to improve outcomes by transforming treatment of the high-risk conditions

NHS Health Check: stocktake and action plan – Public Health England

This stocktake and action plan sets out the main areas for development by Public Health England (PHE), local authorities and the NHS to ensure we continue to get the most from the NHS Health Check programme in the next 5 years. It has a

Tackling high blood pressure From evidence into action: Developed together by the 12 member organisations of the Blood Pressure System Leadership Board – Public Health England

Vision and action plan, developed from the best evidence and practical experience of our group. It is intended to support partners at all levels to focusupon the work that will make the biggest impact tackling this condition.  It consider prevention;