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High blood pressure: why take so many pills?

Read and understand this slightly technical blog and you could stay out of the clutches of your local cardiologist and improve the chances of staying healthy in your old age - It isn't rocket science! As a Cardiologist I am seeing ever more older peopl… http://www.haste.uk.com/hasteacademy/blogs/guest/high-blood-pressure-why-take-so-many-pills/

Anthea Turner joins Roger Taylor and Peter Alliss in DVD

An instructional DVD featuring all three celebrities outlines the importance of pulse and blood pressure checks from the age of 50. The DVD is being offered to at risk people in Guildford and Waverley as part of a local campaign to increase awareness of c… http://www.haste.uk.com/hasteacademy/blogs/guest/anthea-turner-roger-taylor-peter-allis-launch-dvd/

Roger Taylor, Anthea Turner and Peter Alliss Launch Stroke Prevention Scheme

Local Celebreties joined with their medical professionals to launch the HASTE Network in Guildford and Surrey - an arrhythmia referral service where GPs can investigate an irregular pulse or palpitation in patients over 65 with suspect Paroxysmal atrial f… http://www.haste.uk.com/hasteacademy/blogs/guest/roger-taylor-anthea-turner-peter-allis-hastenings-launch/

Measuring your own blood pressure

Increasing numbers of patients now ask about taking measurements at home. This instruction blog gives a few tips that we use in our Cardiology clinics http://www.haste.uk.com/hasteacademy/blogs/guest/measuring-your-own-blood-pressure/

'Pink tie' hypertension: personal viewpoint

Many people know about 'white coat hypertension' - based on the observation that a patient may have a high blood pressure recording when measured by a doctor wearing a white coat coat, but how big a problem is it and what does it mean for patients with g… http://www.haste.uk.com/hasteacademy/blogs/guest/pink-tie-hypertension-taking-care-your-own-blood-pressure/

Less Salt Please

In March 2014 CASH and others have launched a salt awareness week. Salt or sodium chloride is commonly used to flavor our food but if small daily amounts are exceeded throughout the early years of life it can lead to sustained raised blood pressure which … http://www.haste.uk.com/hasteacademy/blogs/guest/less-salt-please/