State of the North East 2019: Cardiovascular disease prevention – Public Health England

Since 2011, the rise in life expectancy in the North East region has slowed. A decline in the rate at which the cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality rate is falling has been a major contributory factor. In the North East of

Vascular surgery exposure prone procedure (EPP) categorisation: Advice from the United Kingdom Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) – Public Health England

The UK Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) specialist working group has compiled a list of exposure prone procedures (EPPs) and non-EPPs carried out in vascular surgery.  Each procedure has been categorised into the level of risk of

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

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,

Equality and the burden of vascular disease across the Cheshire Clinical Network – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report, commissioned by the Cheshire Clinical Network, provides information regarding the burden of vascular disease across the network in order to inform an Equality Impact Assessment. An Equality Impact Assessment is a necessary step for all public bodies considering

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

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

Vascular Surgery: GIRFT Programme National Specialty Report – Getting It Right First Time

Report that calls for reconfiguration of arterial surgery services so that all patients can be treated on an urgent basis – by establishing hub and spoke networks, where the hubs have the capacity and flexibility to offer a seven-day service. This model is