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Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Health Check Toolkit

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Heart Week 2022

Heart Week 2022

Heart Week 2022

With one Australian having a heart attack or stroke every 4 minutes, you have the power to change this statistic. ...

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

If you're 45 and over, or 30 and over if you're of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you should book your Heart Health Check today...

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Guidelines, publications and support for the health professional community....

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

The power of your ongoing support can help save lives and keep more families together. Help us continue to fund promising heart research projects by donating today. ...

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Lamb souvlaki wraps

Lamb souvlaki wraps

Lamb souvlaki wraps

5 minutes
Serves 4

Women and heart disease

Women and heart disease

Women and heart disease

Information on women and heart disease for consumers....

Is salt bad for your heart?

Is salt bad for your heart?

Is salt bad for your heart?

Most Australians are eating more than the recommended amounts and this can cause health problems....

Returning to work after a heart attack

Returning to work after a heart attack

Returning to work after a heart attack

Discover how to plan for your return to work....

Are immune cells responsible for heart attacks and strokes?

Are immune cells responsible for heart attacks and strokes?

Professor Karlheinz Peter, Institution: The University of Melbourne...

Heart failure clinical resources

Heart failure clinical resources

Resources and clinical information for health professionals...

Toolkit in practice

Toolkit in practice

Toolkit in practice

Hear from colleagues in primary care as they share their experience with Heart Health Checks and the Toolkit in practice...

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship

This fellowship funding will allow a recent PhD graduates to boost their research career and enhance their ability to attract and secure future funding. ...

One pot green goodness pasta

One pot green goodness pasta

One pot green goodness pasta

15 minutes
Serves 4

Key Statistics: Heart attack

Key Statistics: Heart attack

Statistics and information on heart attack in Australia...

Absolute CVD risk calculator

Absolute CVD risk calculator

The Absolute CVD risk calculator estimates the likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke in the next five years....

24-hour Blood Pressure Monitoring

24-hour Blood Pressure Monitoring

24-hour Blood Pressure Monitoring

Blood pressure monitoring at home using a 24-hour blood pressure monitor test....

For professionals: Cardiovascular disease risk assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 

For professionals: Cardiovascular disease risk assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 

Recommendations for assessing Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples ...

Dessert recipes

Dessert recipes

Dessert recipes

Find heart healthy dessert recipes....

Heart stories

Heart stories

Heart stories

Stories of hope from Australian men and women fighting heart disease....

Systems of care in cardiac emergencies

Systems of care in cardiac emergencies

Associate Professor Dion Stub, Institution: Monash University...

Getting active at school

Getting active at school

Getting active at school

Physical activity resources for school staff....

Improving donor heart preservation - pushing the limits to increase hearts destined for transplant

Improving donor heart preservation - pushing the limits to increase hearts destined for transplant

Dr Yashutosh Joshi, Institution: University of New South Wales...

What is a heart attack?

What is a heart attack?

What is a heart attack?

The most common cause of a heart attack is coronary heart disease....

What is coronary heart disease?

What is coronary heart disease?

What is coronary heart disease?

Coronary heart disease (CHD) or coronary artery disease occurs when a coronary artery clogs and narrows because of a buildup of plaque....

Easy chicken nasi goreng

Easy chicken nasi goreng

Easy chicken nasi goreng

10 minutes
Serves 2

The one that took Jan’s breath away

The one that took Jan’s breath away

The one that took Jan’s breath away

Open heart surgery to treat damaged heart valves has improved Jan's overall health....

Absolute CVD risk clinical guidelines

Absolute CVD risk clinical guidelines

The Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk (CVD) Guidelines helps healthcare professionals identify, prevent and manage a person's risk of developing CVD. ...

Know your risk: Family history and heart disease 

Know your risk: Family history and heart disease 

Know your risk: Family history and heart disease 

A family history of heart disease could mean you are at greater risk....

Heart attack recovery – your first month

Heart attack recovery – your first month

Heart attack recovery – your first month

Explore the Heart Foundation’s guide on what to expect in the first month after your heart attack. ...