Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'hypertension'
Specific, concise statements that act as markers of high-quality, cost-effective patient care
This guidance updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 34 (published June 2006).
It offers evidence-based advice on the care and treatment of adults with primary hypertension. New and updated recommendations on diagnosis, antihypertensive drug treatment and treatment monitoring were included in 2011.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: hypertension
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This page was last updated: 06 March 2014
- Web format
- Quick reference guide (PDF)
- NICE Guideline (PDF)
- Full Guideline
- CG127 Pwysedd gwaed uchel: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
Information for the public
Implementation tools and resources
- Baseline assessment tool
- Clinical audit tool
- Clinical case scenarios
- Costing report
- Costing template
- Electronic audit tool
- Implementation advice
- Slide set
- Integrated commissioning for the prevention of cardiovascular disease commissioning guide
- CG34 Hypertension: costing template
- CG34 Hypertension: costing report
- ABPM implementation podcast
See this guidance in practice
The summary of the key recommendations in the guidance written for patients, carers and those with little medical knowledge and may be used in local patient information leaflets.
Quick Reference Guide
The quick reference guide presents recommendations for health professionals
The published NICE clinical guideline, contains the recommendations for health professionals and NHS bodies.
The published full clinical guideline for specialists with background, evidence, recommendations and methods used.