Healthcare professionals

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Healthcare professionals are a vital part of our work. We aim to equip you with the knowledge, expertise and skills needed on the frontline of patient care.

Here you’ll find the support, resources, information and opportunities we offer, whichever healthcare setting you work in.

 


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Mortality rates from cardiovascular disease continue to fall, but CVD stills causes more than one in four deaths in the UK. Of the 161,250 CVD deaths in 2012, 73,600 were caused by coronary heart disease and 41,300 were caused by stroke.There is still much to do to reduce these rates further and prevent unnecessary suffering.

There is still so much more to do to reduce these rates further and prevent unnecessary suffering.

Over one million clinical practitioners work in the NHS, with thousands more in the independent sector and in health education and health promotion in the community: we appreciate the crucial role you play in realising our vision of a world where people no longer die prematurely from cardiovascular disease.