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General elections in the UK and future of cardiovascular health

As the United Kingdom expects the general election sometime in next half of 2024, healthcare emerges as a central concern,... Voir l'article

Renewed calls for stethoscope checks from UK Parliamentarians at HVD awareness week event

One of the key organizations focusing on cardiovascular diseases in the UK, Heart Valve Voice, visited Westminster on September 12th... Voir l'article

The role of community pharmacies for better detection of HVD in England

photo credits: Hush Naidoo Jade Photography The Farnborough Community Pharmacy Digital Stethoscope Pilot Cardiovascular disease is a significant ailment. It... Voir l'article

The Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce: future of digital and innovative CVD care

The Department for Health and Social Care announced in March the UK’s first ever cardiovascular diseases prevention taskforce. Led by... Voir l'article

Scottish Parliamentary Roundtable on Healthy Hearts and Healthy Ageing

Ahead of the Scottish Parliamentary election in May, on 15 March Scottish Conservative Deputy Public Health Spokesperson and Parliamentary Health and Sport Committee Member Brian Whittle MSP hosted a virtual roundtable Healthy Hearts, …

Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week Debate in the Scottish Parliament

In September 2020, Scottish Labour Public Health Minister David Stewart led a debate in the Scottish Parliament marking Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week in the UK...

Scottish MP submits Parliamentary Question on Heart Valve Disease

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of heart valve disease as an underlying cause of a number of COVID-19-related (a) complications and (b) deaths.

Scottish MP submits Parliamentary Question on Heart Valve Disease

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the prevalence of heart valve disease, and what action it is taking to provide access to treatment for older people with this condition to (a) support healthy …

Scottish MP submits Parliamentary Question on Heart Valve Disease

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made in the frequency of stethoscope usage during GP visits for people over 65, and what steps it is taking to resume the detection of structural heart diseases among this group …

Scottish MP submits Parliamentary Question regarding treatment of cardiovascular diseases during COVID-19

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to provide treatment for people with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions during the COVID-19 lockdown