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CVD prevention and health inequalities: a joined-up approach

15 Jun 2022
Recovery and system transformation zone
Recovery & system transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the detection and management of cardiovascular risk factor conditions, particularly hypertension, atrial fibrillation and cholesterol. The NHS’s CVD prevention recovery plan has set out high impact national and local actions to restore detection and monitoring of these conditions to pre-pandemic levels.

The session will hear from Dr Shahed Ahmad, national clinical director for CVD prevention, followed by insight from Dr Gunjit Bandesha, consultant in public health on local initiatives being implemented across the north west to tackle cardiovascular disease.

This session is part of the Recovery and Transformation Zone, which is supported by Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK.

Speakers
Shahed Ahmad, National Clinical Director for CVD Prevention - NHS England and NHS Improvement
Aseem Mishra, CVD Prevention Lead, Clinical Lead Stockport BPM@Home, ACF GPST3 - Greater Manchester Cardiac Strategic Network and Integrated Stroke Delivery Network, University of Manchester, Bowland Medical Practice
Gunjit Bandesha, Consultant in Healthcare Public Health - NHS England/Improvement North West