A new coalition led by Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England has announced the first ever national ambitions to improve the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol (A-B-C) – the major causes of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
These resources bring together methodologies, resources and support for commissioners and clinicians.
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The impact of nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation, hypertension, coronary heart disease, and
cardiac failure on stroke incidence was examined in 5,070 participants in the Framingham
Study after 34 years of follow-up.
Specialist anticoagulation pharmacists or anticoagulation nurses carry out an in-practice review of GP records to case-find people who have already been diagnosed with AF, but are not receiving optimal treatment.
Examples of clinical guidance relating to Atrial Fibrillation stroke prevention. This includes an overview of AF Management from the National Institute for Health for Care Excellence (NICE) as well as outlining a typical AF pathway.
Confirmation of CCG capacity to take part in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) patient
optimisation demonstrator programme
Example AF Virtual Clinic data collection form