Healthcare professionals and practitioners
you work with people who have cardiovascular disease or are at risk
of developing it, we're here to help you.
Here you’ll find the support, resources, information and
opportunities we offer, whichever healthcare setting you work
Mortality rates from cardiovascular disease
continue to fall, but CVD is still the single biggest killer in the
UK with over 180,000 deaths in 2010. 80,000 of these
deaths were from coronary heart disease and around 49,000 from
There is still much 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.
A selection of BHF
resources useful for Healthcare Professionals.
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