DPC Cardiovascular Clinic - Wednesday 30 October 2019

Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:

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    Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.

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    Primary Care & Non-Specialist – designed for healthcare professionals who are not specialists in diabetes or related conditions, and who may work in a Primary Care setting.

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    Specialist – these sessions are designed for specialists in diabetes and related conditions. Sessions may also be appropriate for Primary Care specialists or leads in diabetes and related conditions.

*NB – These are advisory labels so please read the session description and learning outcomes carefully to ensure the session is right for you

10:00 - 10:40

How does diabetes affect my patient’s heart?

People with diabetes are greater risk of cardiovascular problems, including coronary heart disease and heart failure, than those without diabetes. Learning points: Evaluate the impact of diabetes and heart health Recognise lifestyle interventions which can improve cardiovascular outcomes Consider the impact that drug therapies have on heart health, beyond glycaemic control

Beverley Bostock
Nurse Practitioner, Mann Cottage, Gloucestershire & Education Lead, Education for Health, Warwick
10:40 - 11:50


12:40 - 13:20
13:20 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:50

Saving Hearts and Minds Together: National CVD Prevention Ambitions

Falling mortality rates from heart disease were the biggest cause of increases in life expectancy between 2001 and 2016 in England. However, since 2011 the rate of increase in life expectancy has slowed for both sexes as improvements in heart disease mortality have plateaued. This highlights the need for a renewed drive to prevent CVD…

Jamie Waterall
National Lead for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Deputy Chief Nurse, Priorities and Programmes Division, Public Health England
16:00 - 16:40

Panel: MDT CV care

This session will focus on England’s CVD prevention national ambitions, exploring the ABC’s of prevention which were launched by Professor Jamie Waterall earlier this year. Professor Ahmet Fuat will also provide examples best practice, showcasing local innovation and commitment to achieving these 10 year ambitions.  

Speaker Details TBC

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