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Friday, 30 June 2017

The leading UK cardiovascular conference for the whole primary care team. Expert presenters and a down-to-earth approach help health professionals translate the latest evidence into daily practice and optimise patient care. Participants also receive 9 hours CPD credits. Book now to attend this inspirational event. Don't miss out, last few places available

Category: Editorial
Wednesday, 07 June 2017
Offering a year-long programme of weight loss classes could prevent an additional 1786 cases of cardiovascular disease for every 100,000 people compared to the existing 12-week NHS programme, according to a new study published in the Lancet.
Sunday, 12 March 2017

Low socioeconomic status is linked to significant reductions in life expectancy and should be considered a major risk factor for ill health and early death in national and global health policies, according to a new study of 1.7 million people.

Monday, 06 February 2017

‘Issues & Answers in Cardiovascular Disease’ is the leading UK cardiovascular conferences for the whole primary care team. Expert presenters and a down-to-earth approach help health professionals translate the latest evidence into daily practice and optimise patient care. Participants also receive 6 hours CPD credits. Read the highlights from the 2016 conference and access presentation slides here.

Category: Editorial
Friday, 15 September 2017
Moderate yet frequent alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes in both men and women, with alcohol consumption over 3–4 week days giving the lowest risk.
Friday, 23 February 2018

Stories in this Evidence in Practice include:

  • Health survey for England, 2016: The good and the bad news
  • Healthy lifestyle changes have a long-term benefit for type 2 diabetes prevention
  • Weight loss diets reduce the risk of premature death for people with obesity
  • Very low calorie diet can achieve a remission of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Dash diet plus sodium reduction lowers systolic blood pressure
  • Long-term follow-up underscores benefits of lowering LDL-C in CVD primary prevention
  • Blood pressure self-monitoring is more effective with professional support
  • AF and other chronic conditions = higher risk of death
  • Clinical trials underestimate the real-world impact of Atherosclerotic CVD
  • The burden of heart failure continues to rise in the UK
Wednesday, 04 July 2018

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has released an online course exploring low glycaemic-index (GI) diets in type 2 diabetes. The 30-minute e-learning module ‘Type 2 Diabetes – a Low GI Approach’ is aimed at GPs, practice nurses, diabetes specialists nurses and other healthcare professionals working in primary care interested in helping people living with type 2 diabetes.

Category: Have You Heard
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Positive evidence for the benefits of the NHS Health Check has been published in the first report from the NHS Health Check Expert Scientific and Clinical Advisory Panel.
Category: Have You Heard
Wednesday, 04 April 2018

A new App called NURSING YOU has been designed for nurses to help them care for themselves to achieve and maintain a healthy weight so they can care for others more effectively. NURSING YOU is a key part of the Healthy Weight Initiative for Nurses (WIN) joint funded by the Royal College of Nursing Foundation.

Category: Have You Heard
Thursday, 07 February 2019

A new simple device has been designed to improve venous blood flow of people when seated and to help in the prevention, care and treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. The RBR legflow™ was created with the input of Professor Richard Beasley, director of the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand (MRINZ) and a world authority on respiratory medicine.

Category: Have You Heard

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