Information for patients

This site is primarily designed for the use of health professionals. If you are a patient and want to find out more about cardiovascular disease and associated risk factors, such as high blood pressure, raised cholesterol or smoking, links have been provided to various organisations which provide useful information.

Alternatively, the patient.co.uk website provides patient information on a variety of topics including:


Blood pressure monitors

It is recommended that only validated blood pressure monitors are used either in the clinic or at home. The British Hypertension Society has a useful list of validated monitors for both clinical and/or patient use.