In case you missed it in the build-up to Christmas we thought we would update you on the new guidelines and recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of high blood pressure which came out in November 2017. What’s the scale of the issue? High blood pressure (known medically as hypertension) affects 1 in 4 adults in England and … ContinuedRead more
Christmas can be a busy time and if you have any health or medical issues and you fall ill it can sometimes be difficult knowing what to do. If you fall ill over the festive season in the UK Remember A&E and 999 are for EMERGENCIES only. Please dial 111 (NHS England) for urgent health concerns- they … ContinuedRead more
As the evenings get darker, the temperature drops and we start thinking about yes, you’ve guessed it, Christmas! It’s important to recognise how cold weather can affect our heart and how we can keep our heart healthy this winter.Read more
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the most common abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) in the UK. Its believed an estimated 1.5 million people are affected by the problem. Furthermore, around 500,000 people in the UK have undiagnosed AF and may actually be unaware of it.