Improving cardiovascular disease outcomes: strategy
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Provides advice to local authority and NHS commissioners and providers about actions to improve cardiovascular disease outcomes.
Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes Strategy: Improving outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease
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It sets out outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in line with the NHS and Public Health Outcomes Frameworks. It identifies 10 main actions to improve 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.
Published: 5 March 2013
From: Department of Health