Westminster Health Forum : Cardiovascular disease in England - next steps for prevention, innovation and delivery of care


Tuesday 25 February 2020

This conference will consider next steps for improving cardiovascular disease outcomes in England.


Areas for discussion include:

  • Prevention;
  • Innovation in treatment and management; and
  • Improving the delivery of care.


There will be keynote contributions from:

  • Katherine Thompson, Head of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Public Health England;
  • Dr Paul Chrisp, Director, Centre for Guidelines, NICE;
  • Professor James Kingsland, National Primary Care Home Clinical Director, National Association of Primary Care and Executive Chair, Institute of Healthcare Management; and
  • A senior speaker confirmed from NHS England.


Further confirmed speakers include: 

Jennifer BaylyKent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network

Dr Paul CliftUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Network; 

Nick Hartshorne-EvansThe Pumping Marvellous Foundation

Dr Rani KhatibLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Riyaz PatelBarts Heart Centre

Jane RoxburghAbbott and 

Helen WilsonHeart Research UK.


Sessions in the agenda will bring out latest thinking and discussion on key issues including:

  • Research and innovation in diagnosis, treatment, and management of cardiovascular disease, including research funding and strategies for increasing public and patient engagement;
  • Personalised approaches to cardiovascular disease prevention, and the way forward for expanding prevention services into the community;
  • Improving the delivery of care for cardiovascular disease to meet the goals of the long term plan; and
  • The development of multidisciplinary teams and the role of pharmacy in delivering services.

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