Trends In Life Expectancy In EU And Other OECD Countries: Why are improvements slowing? – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

This paper reports on trends in life expectancy in the 28 EU countries and some other high-income OECD countries, and examines potential explanations for the slowdown in improvements in recent years. The slowdown in improvements in life expectancy since 2011

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme Lancashire and South Cumbria – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 6 September 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme Coventry and Warwickshire – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the Coventry and Warwickshire screening service held on 10 July 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw screening service held on 15 March 2018.

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

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the Essex screening service held on 20 February 2018.

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Return on Investment Tool: Final Report – Public Health England

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention is a major public health priority in England. The NHS RightCare Optimal Pathway has highlighted 6 CVD high-risk conditions that are currently under-diagnosed and insufficiently managed despite a range of available interventions, and therefore represent targets

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

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the Sussex AAA screening programme held on 22 February 2018.

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

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw screening service held on 15 March 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening service Dorset and Wiltshire – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) screening service held on 18 April 2018.

How Should Health Policy Respond To The Growing Challenge Of Multimorbidity?: We need patient-centred care, with more emphasis on generalist rather than specialist care and better integration between general practice, hospitals and social care: (Policy Report 39) – University of Bristol, Policy Bristol

The number of people with multiple long-term conditions, known as multimorbidity, is rising internationally, putting increased pressure on health care systems, including the NHS. Researchers from the 3D Study – the largest ever trial of a person-centred approach to caring

Getting serious about cardiovascular disease in the South-West – Public Health England

Getting serious about cardiovascular disease in the south-west collects available data and evidence. This helps to target CVD prevention work along the care pathway. The report: identifies the gap in care and quality in the CVD pathway in the south-west summarises the CVD prevention initiatives already

Cardiac rehabilitation in the South West – Public Health England

Cardiac rehabilitation in the south-west reviews 2016 to 2017 data from the National Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation to: highlight unmet need and gaps in care in relation to national standards summarise the opportunities for quality improvement provide recommendations addressing the

Cardiac arrhythmias in coronary heart disease: SIGN 152 – Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for the management of cardiac arrest and the arrhythmias associated with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), chronic CHD and cardiac surgery. It excludes arrhythmias not associated with CHD such as supraventricular tachycardias associated with accessory pathways

Getting serious about cardiovascular disease in South West England – Public Health England

This report assesses cardiovascular disease in the South West. It focuses on risk factors, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes. It is aimed at commissioners and providers of health care services in the South West.  It collects available data and evidence,

Chronic heart failure in adults: diagnosis and management: NICE guideline [NG106] – NICE

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.

Management of stable angina: (SIGN 151) – Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations and best practice guidance on the management of patients with stable angina. It covers the investigations necessary to confirm the presence of stable angina, the optimum medical treatment to relieve symptoms and the relative benefits

Leadless cardiac pacemaker implantation for bradyarrhythmias: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG626] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on leadless cardiac pacemaker implantation for bradyarrhythmias in adults. This involves inserting a device into the heart that helps it beat at a normal rate. Evidence on the safety of leadless cardiac pacemaker implantation for bradyarrhythmias shows that

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