FH medway report
Finding FH in GP practices Medway

80-90% of Familial Hypercholesterolemia​ (FH) cases remain undiagnosed. Two simple interventions improved diagnosis of genetic inherited high cholesterol in one CCG. Could your CCG establish a similar Familial Hypercholesterolemia programme? 



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HEART UK campaigns actively to keep cardiovascular disease and dyslipidaemia at the heart of the UK's political agenda.  To find out more, or for a brief overview of HEART UK’s evidenced based reports, visit our campaigning pages

See our most recent reports:

2015 - A Manifesto for Better Heart Health
2014 - FH Medway Report
2014 - Cholesterol a forgotten public issue
2013 - Bridging the gaps - Tackling inequalities in cardiovascular disease
2012 - ​Saving Lives, Saving Families 
2012 After the event - Getting care right for patients after a heart attack
2011 - Cholesterol and a Healthier Nation

LDL-apheresis (link)

LDL-apheresis is a type of ‘extracorporeal’ procedure to remove LDL cholesterol from the blood.

UCLP© at a glance
UCLP© at a glance

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A story of Hope

A Story of Hope is a short four-minute film about a family with a history of Familial Hypercholesterolemia.