In those patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension or type 2 diabetes aged 25-84 years, recorded between the preceding 1 April to 31 March (excluding those with pre-existing CHD, stroke and/or TIA), who have a recorded CVD risk assessment score (using the QRISK2 assessment tool) of more than 20% in the preceding 12 months: the percentage who are currently treated with statins (unless there is a contraindication)

Subject(s): Diabetes, Hypertension

Date of publication: 03 August 2015

NICE identity code: NM133