The diagnosis, treatment and care of people with dyslipidaemia is a specialised area of medicine requiring considerable knowledge and expertise.
The British Hyperlipidaemia Association was set up over 30 years ago to support doctors and nurses working with people with inherited lipid conditions and continues to do so under the stewardship of HEART UK. Read on for links to initiatives we are involved in. All of these are designed to support your continuing professional development whether you are a nurse, doctor, researcher, clinician, dietitian or another health professional.
- Diploma/MSc in Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine
- Lipid Management for GP's - a joint initiative with the RCGPs
- The British Journal of Cardiology - lipids programme
- Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal (PCCJ) - CPD programmes
- Study PRN cardiology bundle
- British Journal of Primary Care Nursing
HEART UK LearningZone
Expert support, guidance and education is at the heart of what we do at HEART UK and we have developed aids to professional development for nurses, GPs, community pharmacists and dietitians. Some courses provide formal qualifications and continuing professional development and assist towards fitness to practice and continuous learning.
HEART UK's Annual Scientific Conference
HEART UK's Lipid Interest Group
Join our growing like minded group of nurses and other allied health professionals with a common lipid interest
A useful list of references by topic
A useful list of health related website links
Other useful information