Chairs: Dr Clare Hawley
Speakers: Elizabeth Denver, Professor Terry McCormack
The revised NICE guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults was published in August 2019. The guideline supports the direction of the NHS Long Term Plan to improve outcomes in cardiovascular disease (CVD), including strokes and heart attacks, through better detection and treatment of high blood pressure.
Dr Terry McCormack and Hypertension Nurse Elizabeth Denver will explain the important changes in the new guidelines and how they were arrived at.