Heart disease

Includes congenital heart disease, cardio vascular and blood pressure.

NHS to test new rapid care measures for patients with the most urgent mental and physical health needs

People who arrive at A&E experiencing a mental health crisis will receive emergency care within one hour under NHS pilot schemes aimed at improving care and saving more lives. The new standard, a significant step towards parity of esteem for mental health, is among a raft of proposed clinical improvements that aim to deliver rapid […]

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Hospital halves cardiac arrests as NHS uses smarter technology to save lives and improve care

Lives are being saved through the NHS’s use of smarter technology, including the introduction of a ‘game changing’ cancer treatment which reprogrammes patients’ own immune cells, NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens will announce today. In the NHS’s 70th year, the NHS is using smarter technology to halve the number of cardiac arrests, treat Sepsis […]

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Significant improvements in NHS stroke care, new study finds

Patients are receiving significantly improved NHS stroke care, an independent report published today has revealed. The fourth annual report, commissioned by NHS England, states that patients are getting much quicker access to the vital tests and treatment they need when they have a stroke, greatly improving their chances of recovery. On the key indicators for […]

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NHS launches new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes

The NHS, working with Public Health England (PHE), will today (Tuesday) announce a new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes saving thousands of lives by taking a more integrated approach to cardiovascular care. New PHE analysis suggests that there is now an opportunity to prevent more than 9,000 heart attacks and at least 14,000 […]

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