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Professor Jamie Waterall is the National Lead for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Associate Deputy Chief Nurse at Public Health England.
Jamie is responsible for leading PHE’s work to reduce CVD-related deaths, ill-health and health inequalities through a focus on prevention.
Jamie leads a team providing critical oversight and support of the delivery of the NHS Health Check programme across England. He is responsible for ensuring that PHE provides clear national leadership, governance, advice and information on areas such as improving uptake, equitable access, and ensuring quality and consistency of this world leading non-communicable disease prevention programme.
Jamie also chairs the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention System Leadership Forum (CVDSLF), established in 2018 to bring a greater systems approach to tackling CVD, working in partnership with national and local government, statutory bodies, NHS, academia, third sector organisations and professional bodies including the Royal College of Nursing and Royal Collage of General Practitioners.
As Associate Deputy Chief Nurse, Jamie leads on PHE’s All Our Health (AOH) programme. The AOH framework is a call to action to all health and care professionals to embed prevention within their day to day practice. Through educational materials, tools and resources, it helps professionals make an even greater impact in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing.
High blood pressure is currently the third biggest risk factor for contributing to premature death and ill health in England, as outlined in the latest edition of Health Matters.
We hope our latest edition of Health Matters – on the subject of “Combating high blood pressure” – will help you and other health professionals by compiling key facts, figures and evidence of effective interventions.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects around seven million people in the UK and is the most important cause of preventable, early disability and death, affecting individuals, their families and communities.
Today is World Heart Day – an important opportunity to put the spotlight on cardiovascular disease, which still remains the second highest cause of death in England. Many of these deaths are preventable, and today PHE has published a new …
October marks Cholesterol Month which is led by HEART UK, the UK’s Cholesterol charity. The annual awareness month aims to increase knowledge around high cholesterol, including how you can find out your levels and what to do about it. Cardiovascular …
Recently we announced figures detailing the level of uptake of the NHS Health Check programme across the UK, which show that in the last year, 1.4 million eligible people have accepted the offer, an increase on the previous year by …