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

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