Heart Disease / Stroke
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a decrease in people accessing NHS services for a range of conditions and health matters that are not related to coronavirus. It is important that if people think they, or a family member are suffering with the symptoms of a stroke they must dial 999 immediately.
An easy read version of the campaign leaflet for printing in an office environment.
This booklet is for people with angina, and for their friends and family. It explains what angina is, what causes it, how angina is diagnosed, and what can be done to treat the condition. It also explains what to do if you get an episode of angina or if you think you may be having a heart attack.
If someone has diabetes, they have a much greater risk of developing coronary heart disease than someone who doesn't have diabetes. This booklet is for people who have diabetes, and for their families and friends. It may also be useful if someone doesn't have diabetes but has been told they may develop it in the future.
This booklet is a comprehensive guide to help someone make healthier food choices to reduce their risk of developing or worsening heart and circulatory diseases.
Fed up with fad diets? This fold-out booklet is a short introduction to the British Heart Foundation weight loss plan.
To help African Caribbean communities look after their heart and reduce their risk of CVD.
This booklet is for people with heart failure and their family and friends. It explains what heart failure is, what causes it, the symptoms, the possible treatments including medicines, and what can be done to help keep the condition under control.
If someone has a heart condition and they are experiencing emotional upheaval, they are not alone. This booklet describes common emotional reactions to having problems with the heart and things that can help someone cope.
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of irregular heart rhythm. Most people who have AF are over 65, but some younger people also have it. This booklet is for people with atrial fibrillation and for their family and friends.
This posters helps to promote heart health awareness and encourages adults to complete the One You Heart Age Test.
Almost 1 in 6 men in the UK die from heart disease - make sure you're not one of them.
This short leaflet is for people with or at risk of high blood pressure. It explains how eating too much salt can cause high blood pressure which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. It provides practical tips on how to cut down on salt.
This short leaflet explains how eating too much sugar can cause weight gain and obesity, which increases your risk of having a heart attack, stroke and developing Type 2 diabetes. It provides simple changes you can make to cut back on sugar.
This simple guide is for people who have been told they have high cholesterol, or are at risk of getting it.
This short leaflet explains the link between stress and unhealthy habits that can increase your risk of heart and circulatory diseases.
This short, illustrated booklet is aimed at anyone who's recently been diagnosed with vascular dementia, and their friends and family. It covers what causes the condition, common signs and symptoms, how it's diagnosed and what treatment is available.
This short leaflet explains why being overweight increases your risk of heart and circulatory diseases, and why where you carry excess weight on your body is important.
An A4 size printed BAME poster of Charles (stroke survivor), to support Act FAST messaging.
An A4 size printed BAME poster of Jaswant (stroke survivor), to support Act FAST messaging.
This campaign highlights that a stroke is a medical emergency and the public are urged to take the below symptoms seriously and call 999 immediately if they notice any single one of them in themselves or others.