North East and North Cumbria AHSN – Implementation of a Small Hand-Held Pulse- Checking Device


In the North East and North Cumbria region, 86,626 people are estimated to be living with AF, with approximately 16,209 of those currently undetected (based upon QOF 2017/18 data). The AHSN NENC, were allocated 370 hand-held pulse-checking devices by NHS England. This was part of a wider programme of work across 15 England AHSNs who all received an allocation of devices, aiming to detect AF in asymptomatic, high-risk patients.

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