We want to ensure that everyone in the UK with cardiovascular disease has access to high-quality, integrated health and social care services.
We want to empower people living with cardiac conditions and cardiovascular disease to manage their condition through access to high-quality information, support and guidance.
We will stand up for the needs and rights of patients with cardiovascular disease and their families.
To meet our aims our strategy will shift to focus on these priorities:
- Patient services will be improved by local health and social care staff, empowered and enabled by The BHF Alliance - our community of BHF supported healthcare practitioners.
- High quality, integrated cardiovascular care will be provided for more patients, more quickly, as we work with and influence local commissioners.
Peter Jones, Cheshire
"My father was diagnosed with heart failure in 2011. After a hospital stay in February 2013, we knew he was in his final months. Dad wanted to stay at home and thanks to a BHF scheme he could, with care measured by district and cardiac nurses. I can't praise the team and the BHF project enough."
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