Guidelines - Cardiovascular system

Quick-reference summaries of key national treatment guidance for cardiovascular conditions including hypertension and hyperlipidaemia.

MIMS summaries

At-a-glance summaries of authoritative evidence-based clinical guidelines for cardiovascular conditions commonly encountered in primary care, prepared by the MIMS editorial team.  

Current Medical Standards of Fitness to Drive (DVLA Guidance)

Key advice from DVLA on fitness to drive.

Lipid Modification for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (NICE Guideline)

Summary of NICE guidance on lipid lowering with statins.

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (Joint British Societies' Guideline)

Recommended assessments, management and targets.

Clinical Management of Primary Hypertension in Adults (NICE Guideline)

Summary of NICE guidance on high blood pressure.

NICE technology appraisals

Decisions by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on NHS access to treatments for cardiovascular conditions.