Public health matters

Lorraine Oldridge

Lorraine provides strategic leadership to Public Health England’s National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network (NCVIN) building the vision, momentum and support from partners including NHS England, NHS Right Care, NHS Digital, and wider third sector partners such as British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK and patient representation. The health intelligence network ensures the use of knowledge, evidence and intelligence to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with cardiovascular disease.

Health Matters: Using data to improve cardiovascular outcomes

This blog provides an overview of the importance of data in improving cardiovascular outcomes, and a new national audit programme that will generate the data needed to address the issues around diagnosis and treatment of 3 high risk conditions - atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.