Useful Resources

The links below will take you to carefully selected resources where you can learn more about what digital health means, heart disease, and our project. We only give links to organisations we trust so you know the information is reliable.


Digital Health

The Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre explains what digital health and care is.

The Nuffield Trust is an independent health think tank. Read about their plans for digital health across UK health systems here.

Read about the World Health Organisation’s strategy for developing and implementing “eHealth services”.

Heart Health

How your heart works

The British Heart Foundation describe how your heart and circulatory system works, and how problems with the heart can develop.

Preventing heart disease

The National Health Service explains some of the ways that heart disease can be prevented here.

Risk Factors

High blood pressure (Hypertension)

High cholesterol


Physical inactivity

What you eat (Diet)

Heart conditions

Here is some information from the British Heart Foundation and NHS about different heart conditions.

Abnormal heart rhythms (Arrhythmia)


Cardiac arrest


Coronary heart disease

Heart attack (Myocardial Infarction)

Heart failure

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)


There are different treatments available to people who have heart disease. Some of these are described by the British Heart Foundation.

Cardiac rehabilitation can help you recover after you’ve had a heart problem.

What is a Priority Setting Project?

The James Lind Alliance bring patients, carers and clinicians together to identify and prioritise the most important unanswered questions about areas of health care.

This makes research funders aware of the issues that matter most to the people who need to use health care services in their everyday lives.

The James Lind Alliance explain what a priority setting project is here.