Here's what to expect in upcoming Heart Foundation guidelines

NEW targets for managing hypertension will be among updates to the Heart Foundation’s guidelines to be released in December, which for the first time will be web-based, the GP15 conference has heard.

The guidelines, which are under final review after public consultation closed on 28 August, will move to an online format so they can be updated easily, the foundation’s Dr Faline Howes has told delegates.

Dr Howes says there’ll be new sections in the guidelines with items being amended or introduced for the first time, including