West Yorkshire Healthy Hearts aims to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke for people at highest risk

Why we are focusing on cardiovascular disease


Heart and circulatory disease, also known as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the biggest cause of death and disability in England with 1 death every 4 minutes, but often it can be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle.

CVD has a huge impact on people’s lives, but early detection and treatment can help patients live longer healthier lives. West Yorkshire Healthy Hearts is a three-year initiative that aims to contribute to the reduction in the number of people affected by cardiovascular disease including strokes and heart attacks. The focus is on three specific risk factors including:

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What Healthy Hearts  means to the people of West Yorkshire 

We want to reduce the impact of heart disease and diabetes and prevent the number of heart-releated illnesses, including heart attacks across West Yorkshire.

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