Quality standard

Development sources

Evidence sources

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. NICE guideline NG136 (2019)

Policy context

It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:

UK National Screening Committee. The UK NSC policy on hypertension screening in adults (2006)

Definitions and data sources for the quality measures

References included in the definitions and data sources sections:

Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification (2014, updated 2016) NICE guideline CG181