Cardiovascular disease: getting serious about prevention

This publication brings together Public Health England's (PHE’s) broad-ranging work in addressing cardiovascular disease.


Action on cardiovascular disease: getting serious about prevention

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Cardiovascular disease affects around 7 million people in the UK.

This document aims to:

  • highlight the ongoing impact of cardiovascular disease
  • provide an overview of PHE’s wide-ranging work in relation to cardiovascular disease
  • underline PHE’s role in providing leadership and support to the NHS and wider partners

It is intended for those involved in the commissioning and provision of services for cardiovascular disease and its prevention, including:

  • clinicians
  • local authorities
  • service commissioners
  • public health specialists
  • the third sector
  • PHE staff
Published 29 September 2016