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1st June 2020

Arrhythmia Alliance World Heart Rhythm Week 2020 Starts Monday 1st June

Between the 1 to the 7 June World Heart Rhythm Week highlights the importance of knowing and understanding our heart rhythms. Due to the Coronavirus and recent government regulations, Arrhythmia Alliance are encouraging supporters to get involved online and spread awareness. They are asking the public and healthcare professionals to support their mission to raise awareness of arrhythmias (irregular heart rhythms) on all social media platforms. Supporters can host online awareness events as well as share, promote and spread the word on social media.

24th April 2020

NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline: acute myocardial injury

NICE have released guidelines to help healthcare professionals who are not cardiology specialists identify and treat acute myocardial injury and its cardiac complications in adults with known or suspected COVID-19 but without known pre-existing cardiovascular disease.

23rd April 2020

Blood Pressure UK response to COVID-19

Among changing advice surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to stay safe, Blood Pressure UK have released advice for people with high blood pressure. This article is regularly updated and is a useful source of information to signpost people with high blood pressure.

22nd April 2020

The Health Psychology Exchange offer to support COVID-19 work

In response to COVID-19, over a hundred health psychology professionals from around the country would like to offer their time and expertise to support policy, strategy and practice relating to health. Support can be provided across health, social care, local authority and voluntary sector organisations.

20th April 2020

Postponed NHS Health Check data returns

In light of the current exceptional circumstances and the ongoing pressures from COVID-19 we are postponing the return of the NHS Health Check data for the period covering the 1 January - 31 March 2020 (Q4) inclusive. We will also be postponing the return of NHS Health Check data for the period covering 1 April – 30 June (Q1) inclusive. The new timelines have been outlined in a letter sent to Directors of Public Health. Please click ‘find out more’ to view a copy of the letter.

17th April 2020

Issues & Answers host COVID-19 webinar series

Over the next few weeks, Issues & Answers in primary care today are hosting a series of free, bite-sized COVID-19 webinars aimed at primary healthcare professionals.

8th April 2020

NICE Rapid guidance documents, COVID-19

In order to support the NHS and social care to respond quickly to the challenges of COVID-19, NICE have produced a suite of rapid guidelines.

8th April 2020

Guidance on the principles of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the context of cardiology specific scenarios.

Public Health England have recently published updated guidance on PPE. In response to this the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS), British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS) and the British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) have produced some additional guidance that interprets these principles in the context of cardiology-specific scenarios.

8th April 2020

Clinical guide for the management of anticoagulant services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Leading anticoagulant professionals across the NHS and supporting organisations have produced national guidance to support local systems to continue the Safe management of patients on anticoagulation during COVID-19. The guidance is suitable for healthcare professionals across primary and secondary care.

6th April 2020

Primary Care Cardiovascular Society COVID-19 and CV Management series online learning bites

Over the coming weeks, the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) will be releasing a series of online learning bites to support healthcare professionals during COVID-19. The series will include topics to manage high risk patients with cardiovascular disease.

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