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The Getting Serious About Prevention 2017: Improving Cardiovascular Health Together

On the 9 February 2017 we held our fourth annual conference Getting serious about prevention 2017: Improving Cardiovascular Health Together, which was chaired by Dr Dawn Harper. The event was a huge success with over 400 of stakeholders, including commissioners, providers and academics coming together to share, learn and act together to improve our efforts on preventing ill health and premature death from cardiovascular disease.

The morning plenary speakers:

A keynote address was also given by:

This year’s event also included training, round table discussions as well as a range of oral and poster presentations sharing learning and innovation. Resources and presentations from the sessions can be accessed below.

Session 1

1B: Roundtable discussion –  Aiming high: Different approaches to improving quality

1C: Harnessing data to optimise programme delivery

1D: Thinking outside the box: Innovation in delivery

Session 2

2B: Roundtable discussion – Many hands make light work: Collaborating for impact

2C: Improving CVD prevention in primary care: Mobilising the system and doing things differently

2D: The evidence so far: Maximising the programme’s impact

Session 3

3B: Roundtable discussion - Hard to reach? Or are we just not trying hard enough?

3C: Having better conversations: It’s not just what you say but how you say it

3D: From the NHS Health Check to the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

Page reviewed: 17/03/2021

Morning plenary highlights

Delegate pledges on the Slido Pledge Wall from the day

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Terry's Story


Download responses to the Slido live polls from the conference here.