The document below contains recommendations from NICE guidance or other NICE-accredited sources that were used by the Topic Expert Group to develop the quality standard statements and measures.
Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management (2019) NICE guideline NG136
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
UK National Screening Committee (2006) The UK NSC policy on hypertension screening in adults.
References included in the definitions and data sources sections:
Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification (2014, updated 2016) NICE guideline CG181