The statement following the links below was produced by the British Hypertension Society to launch the new guideline in August 2011
Link to NICE Hypertension Guideline Page: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG127
Full Version of the Hypertension Guideline: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG127/NICEGuidance/pdf/English
Quick Reference Guide: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG127/QuickRefGuide/pdf/English
Understanding NICE Guidance: A Summary for Patients and Carers: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG127/PublicInfo/pdf/English
NICE has developed the following tools to assist with implementation:
- costing report to estimate the national savings and costs associated with implementing the ABPM recommendations
- costing template to estimate the local costs and savings involved in implementing the ABPM recommendations.