Advice to local authority and NHS commissioners and providers about actions to improve cardiovascular disease outcomes.
The strategy recommends:
- reducing premature mortality rates for CVD by improving prevention, diagnosis and treatment, bringing all services up to the standards of the best
- managing CVD as a single family of diseases and develop a standardised template for community and hospital care
- supporting better identification of families or individuals at high risk of CVD and improve its management in primary care
- improving intelligence, monitoring and research into CVD and publish comparative data on the quality of care provided for patients with CVD.