Heart disease: useful links

ISD Scotland - Heart Disease section (statistics on heart disease mortality, incidence, hospital activity, survival, prescribing, primary care and ambulance service activity)

ISD Scotland - Hospital care section (statistics on number/incidence of hospital episodes by diagnosis, including diseases of circulatory system)

National Records of Scotland (NRS) (mortality data, under Vital Events Reference Tables)

Health Improvement Scotland (heart disease service improvement)

British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation Heartstats

Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland

Scottish Health Survey

NHS Scotland  Managed Clinical Networks

Scotland and European Health for All (HfA) Database

Comparisons of hospital activity data with the rest of the UK - England, Wales, Northern Ireland

WHO Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke (see parts 3 and 6)

European Cardiovascular Disease Statistics

Heart Research Institute (Scotland heart facts)

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