We are proud to be a part of a collaboration between Haringey and Islington Council to offer Blood Pressure Testing on behalf of the British Heart Foundation in wide-ranging community settings.
Improved hypertension detection and management has been identified as a key priority for improving health and reducing health inequalities in both Haringey and Islington. 1 in 5 people have high blood pressure in Haringey and Islington (just under 100,000) and it is estimated that half of these have not been diagnosed.
People living in the most deprived parts of Haringey and Islington are more than three times more likely to die young from cardiovascular disease than people living in more affluent areas.
Our community-based checks are carried out by British Heart Foundation trained volunteers and our community development team.