Review decision date: October 2013
The guideline should not be updated at this time. For further information, please refer to surveillance review decision.
This guideline will shortly be checked to see if it needs updating, please register as a stakeholder to be informed about the decision.
Next review date: June 2016
This guidance updates and replaces NICE guideline CG18 (published August 2004) and NICE guideline CG34 (published June 2006).
It offers evidence-based advice on the care and treatment of adults with primary hypertension. New and updated recommendations on diagnosis, antihypertensive drug treatment and treatment monitoring were included in 2011.