Report copyright of the Department of Health and Children. Carried out by the Cardiovascular Health Policy Group [Chair of Policy Group: Professor Hannah McGee, RCSI].
The report can also be downloaded from http://www.dohc.ie/publications/changing_cardiovascular_health.html
The Cardiovascular Health Policy Group was established with the following terms of reference:
Having regard to the audit of the implementation of the cardiovascular health strategy, Building Healthier Hearts, and the audit of stroke services, Irish National Audit of Stroke Care, and consistent with developments in relation to the management of chronic diseases and the Primary Care Strategy, to develop a policy framework for the prevention, detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease, including stroke and peripheral arterial disease, which will ensure an integrated and quality-assured approach in their management.
This new cardiovascular policy, Changing Cardiovascular Health covering the period 2010-201...