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Reducing time-lag between onset of chest pain that could be due to a heart attack and seeking professional medical help

The work reported here is a systematic review of evidence that aims to answer two questions: why do patients having a heart attack delay seeking professional medical help and what interventions if any can reduce this delay. Please click here to view full report.

IMproving PRevention Of Vascular diseasE in Primary Care (IMPROVE-PC) CLAHRC for Leeds, York and Bradford NIHR

Vascular disease may cause heart attacks and stroke. These are more common in older people but they can happen in younger people too. Smoking, lack of exercise, a poor diet and stress are some of the factors that contribute to the development of vascular disease. This booklet includes examples of evidence-based physical activity projects and programmes […]