Changes after publication
September 2015: This quality standard has been updated to ensure alignment with the NICE quality standard for cardiovascular disease and lipid modification (NICE quality standard 100) published in September 2015.
Statement 3 on statin therapy has been removed and replaced by statements in the quality standard for cardiovascular disease and lipid modification that cover primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
May 2015: Minor maintenance.
April 2015: Minor maintenance.
December 2014: Minor maintenance.
July 2013: Quality and Outcomes Framework indicators updated.
June 2013: List of Topic Expert Group and NICE project team members added.
April 2013: Minor maintenance.