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If you have an appointment at the surgery please bare these in mind :

▪️Please attend your appointment alone. Exceptions are only made for children and patients with specific care needs.

▪️Please arrive as close to your appointment time as possible. This is to ensure the front door area does not get overcrowded.

▪️Please wear a face mask/covering (patients to source their own face masks where possible).

▪️ In order to comply with social distancing rules, to the best of your ability, please keep 2 metres apart from other people wherever possible.

▪️Your temperature will be checked by a member of staff upon arrival.

Heart Disease Risk

NICE information on Coronary Heart Disease Risk

NICE: Lowering cholesterol to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke

This document gives information about the risk assessment process and on ways that you can lower your cholesterol to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. It includes information on statins - tablets that reduce cholesterol levels.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg181/resources/lowering-cholesterol-to-reduce-the-risk-of-coronary-heart-disease-and-stroke-315944122309

  • NICE: Patient decision aid: Taking a statin to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.

This document is a "patient decision aid" which is intended to help you make up your mind whether or not to take a statin to reduce your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. You can use your own QRISK2 score (above) to looks at graphics which demonstrate your risk of cardiovascular disease, and the difference that taking a statin may make to you.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg181/resources/patient-decision-aid-243780159



 
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