Hypertension – Improved Detection, Diagnosis and Proactive Treatment – 30th September 2022

This course is for Practice Nurses and Non-Medical Prescribers in Primary Care. It is aimed at experienced professionals who are looking for more in depth understanding of hypertension and its management.

It is designed to promote proactive detection, diagnosis, and management of hypertension to target.

This session is delivered by Judith Magowan who is a nurse educator, NMP and the long-term condition lead at Okehampton Medical Centre where she set up a nurse-led hypertension clinic. Judith was a committee member of the NICE 2019 Hypertension Guidelines and is a current member of the NHS England working party on Hypertension.


  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Detecting and investigating a raised blood pressure and assessing CV risk. Accurate diagnosis and initial management.
  • Comfort break
  • Part 2: Managing patients with hypertension. Annual review, personalised care and medication

This session is delivered using MS Teams.

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Cost of Course – This course is provided free of charge to members of the Primary Care Education Programme. For non-members, a charge of £60 (including VAT) applies.

This course is for staff working within the Cornwall healthcare economy. If you work outside Cornwall and are interested in this course, please email [email protected]



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