FH events

Implementing the NICE FH Guideline

In the North West

Held on 13 October 2009 in Salford, this meeting aimed to explain FH, its prevalence, and the NICE Guideline on FH. The day also aimed to provide people in the North West with a forum for discussion about enhancing systematic, coordinated FH services in the region in line with the NICE Guideline.

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Key elements of the NICE FH guideline and HEART UK FHGIT activities
Dr Jonathan Morrell
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FH guidelines in practice: findings from DH pilot and RCP audit
Professor Steve Humphries
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Preparing a commissioning bid for the FH guideline: the NE experience
Dr Michael Wright
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FH database management: the Welsh experience
Dr Yee Ping Teoh and Kate Haralambos
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The patient experience: cascade testing in action
Kenneth Henthorn and Dr Dermot Neely
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In England

This stakeholder conference took place on 25 January 2010 in London to advance the implementation of NICE’s 2008 clinical guideline for the ‘Identification and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia’.

Professor Roger Boyle, National Director for Heart Disease and Stroke, launched HEART UK’s FH Toolkit at the event.

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Key elements of the NICE FH guideline and HEART UK FHGIT activities
Dr Jonathan Morrell
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FH guidelines in practice: cost analysis of cascade testing and findings from DH pilot and RCP audit
Professor Steve Humphries
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Introduction to the HEART UK FH Toolkit
Dr Jonathan Morrell and Dr Dermot Neely
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The Wales FH cascade testing initiative
Dr Ian McDowell
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Developing FH patient pathways in Scotland
Dr Bill Simpson
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The patient experience: cascade testing in action
Mr John Moore and Dr Devi Nair
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Working collaboratively to commission FH services in the North West
Dr Ian Ellis
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Developing FH services across Yorkshire and The Humber
Mr Ged Oliver
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Developing FH services in South West and South East London
Dr Anthony Wierzbicki
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Facilitated workshop summary - Identifying and developing optimal local care pathways and commissioning FH services in your region
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In the West Midlands

Held on 13 September 2010 in Birmingham, this meeting aimed to explain FH, its prevalence, and the NICE Guideline on FH.

The day also aimed to provide people in the West Midlands with a forum for discussion about enhancing systematic, coordinated FH services in the region in line with the NICE Guideline.

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Setting the scene
Dr Nigel Capps
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Key elements of the NICE FH guideline
Dr Jonathan Morrell
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Genetic testing for FH: the options
Dr Fiona Macdonald
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Reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease in NHS South Central: Progress in implementing cascade testing for FH
Debbie Hilder
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The patient experience: cascade testing in action
Dr Rob Cramb
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Introducing an FH cascade programme: the Welsh experience
Dr Ian McDowell
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Facilitated session summary – Commissioning the guideline locally, identifying local challenges and solutions to the FH pathway
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