Health policy for the heart and circulation

7th December 2017
Lutyens Room, Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

Press release

A joint policy symposium organised by the healthy heart charity the Cardiovascular Research Trust in partnership with the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine.


David Slovick, Leslie Morgan OBE DL, Donald Singer, Wade Dimitri, Ken Redekop, Alison Halliday and Robin Poston

Speaker abstracts and biographies

Diseases of the heart and circulation are the commonest preventable cause of disability and death in the UK and elsewhere in the developed world. Heart and circulatory disorders are also rapidly overtaking communicable diseases as serious health problems in less developed countries. Speakers at this symposium will considers gaps and challenges in limiting the occurrence and severity of disorders of the heart and circulation and the extent to which health policy is supporting health professionals in efforts to help the public to remain as heart healthy as possible.

Programme: Health policy for the heart and circulation

Papers from the symposium will be published after peer-review in the journals of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine (Postgraduate Medical Journal and Health Policy and Technology.