We are testing a new beta website for gov.scot go to new site


Heart Disease Improvement Plan

Heart Disease Improvement Plan

Thursday, August 21, 2014

ISBN: 9781784127039

The Heart Disease Improvement Plan sets out the priorities and actions to deliver improved prevention, treatment and care for all people in Scotland affected by heart disease.

Executive Summary

The Heart Disease Improvement Plan sets out our continued ambition to deliver world-leading health and social care which is person-centred, clinically effective and safe.

The Plan identifies the key priorities and sets out why these issues are important. It identifies the key actions which if delivered will contribute towards improvement. The Plan also emphasizes the importance of being able to measure the impact of what we do and thereby demonstrate that change has happened.

The Plan identifies six priority areas for improvement. These priorities are:

1. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

2. Mental Health for Heart Disease

3. Secondary and Tertiary Care Cardiology

4. Heart Disease Management and Rehabilitation

5. Heart Failure

6. Arrhythmias