7 January 2019
NHS England's ten year plan included a number of significant measures in the fight against heart and circulatory disease.
3 January 2019
The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has today confirmed plans to add life saving CPR to the school curriculum in England.
31 December 2018
Less than half of the 15 million people in England eligible for a dementia-reducing NHS health check have actually taken the test, according to NHS England.
20 December 2018
An additional 11,500 people died last winter due to heart and circulatory diseases in England and Wales, when compared to numbers seen during the rest of the year, according to the British Heart Foundation’s analysis of new statistics released by the Office for National Statistics.
10 December 2018
A service in the West Midlands that identifies people living with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) has diagnosed 131 people living with the life-limiting inherited condition since launching last year.
29 November 2018
Thousands of female heart patients could be at higher risk of dying every year due to poor uptake of cardiac rehabilitation, according to the latest National Audit of Cardiac Rehab report.
27 November 2018
A BBC investigation found that some medical devices, including pacemakers were unsafe
22 November 2018
Increased numbers of children and young people with diabetes has clear implications for heart and circulatory health according to a new study.
19 November 2018
An estimated 115,000 cases of heart and circulatory disease could be prevented over the next ten years in England if diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure was improved, according to the BHF's 'Turning Back the Tide' report.
16 November 2018
This year, a record-breaking 238,793 people in the UK were trained in life-saving skills as part of Restart a Heart Day.