High blood pressure remains the biggest cardiological problem facing modern society.
The key is early detection, aggressive lifestyle management and choosing the right medication for the patient.
We are also focusing on patients under 30 years of age with high BP as often there is an underlying cause which needs early detection.
We are improving access to BP monitoring, supporting home BP monitoring, looking out for early signs of harm from BP and providing support with expert medication reviews.
Palpitation is a term given to feeling of heart thumping in the chest, majority of times it is because of irregular heart rhythm and mostly is not dangerous, but on some occasions it can be due to an electrical problem, the key is early detection and differentiating between the benign vs serious causes.
We are running a pilot currently with hand held ECG devices that patients can use at home to record their ECG. It is an efficient way for diagnosing and reassuring patients.
Cholesterol is fats in the blood which block arteries in the brain and the heart. Cholesterol is produced when we consume fatty foods and don't do much exercise but it can also be produced by the liver.
We aim to work towards a preventive strategy with early detection of high risk groups, supporting lifestyle measures and using effective low side effect medication.
Heart failure is a condition that is signified by weakness of heart muscle leading to shortness of breath , difficulty exercising and usually is a result of previous heart attack, High BP or Heart valve disease.
We aim to provide a unique mix of optimizing medical care, supporting lifestyle changes and sign posting patients to hospital care before they get worse.
We have setup a working partnership with consultants in Mid Yorks hospital to provide a package of care unlike any in the country.