News

HEART UK’s LearningZone Launches!

The HEART UK LearningZone has been developed to provide the expert guidance, support and education essential to provide the highest standards of care and support for people affected by raised cholesterol. The LearningZone was launched at the HEART UK Annual Scientific...

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Statins in the press this week

A new meta-analysis reports the average survival gain from taking a statin. Whilst the additional survival gain is measured in days there was a limited study period of between 2 and 6 years dependent upon the study. Further survival gain would be expected with...

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London Patient Support Group Meeting

Our first London patient support group meeting will take place on Thursday 23rd June 2016 from 18.00 – 20.00 at St James the Less, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2PS. For further information click here. To reserve your free place email Nicola Streak...

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QRISK2 Update

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) investigated an issue involving a digital calculator used by some GPs to assess the potential risk of heart disease in patients. Following an investigation into the QRISK®2 Calculator in SystmOne run by...

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HEART UK NHS Health Check Awards 2016

Planning is underway for the HEART UK NHS Health Check Awards. This year there will be more awards and more celebrations of the great contribution and hard work everyone who provides an NHS Health Check provides in identifying and supporting people with raised...

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European Heart Survey

HEART UK has been asked to contribute to a 2016 European Heart Index being carried out by Sweden-based ‘Health Consumer Powerhouse’. The 2016 survey will include a specific chapter on FH and we hope it will raise the profile of FH. The questionnaire sets out 10...

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