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UK NATIONAL SCREENING COMMITTEE REJECTS CALLS FOR UNIVERSAL CHILDHOOD SCREENING FOR INHERITIED HIGH CHOLESTEROL
"Being told that the committee had once again rejected the idea, I cannot tell you how upset and disappointed I was. It makes me very sad to think that so many children will not receive a diagnosis and the impact this will have on them and future generations." Jules Payne, Chief Executive
Emergency heart attack and stroke centres are still here for you- Jules Payne interviews Dr Ricardo Petraco
Jules Payne interviews Dr Ricardo Petraco, Consultant Cardiologist, Imperial College NHS Trust on why the numbers of heart attack and stroke cases are falling dramatically since the COVID-19 crisis started.
Emergency heart attack and stroke centres are still here for you- Guest blog by Dr Ricardo Petraco
At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, where I work as a Consultant Cardiologist, we have noticed over the past few weeks a significant reduction in the number of cases brought in by ambulances to our Heart Attack Centre (HAC).
Numbers of heart attack and stroke cases are falling dramatically since the COVID-19 crisis started– perhaps more than 50-60%.