Audit in Mid-Glamorgan also shows major problems with management of hypertension

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7066.1203a (Published 09 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1203
  1. Andrew J Burr
  1. Pharmaceutical adviser (clinical) Hensol Hospital, Mid-Glamorgan CF72 8YS

    EDITOR,—T P Fahey and T J Peters's paper highlights the fact that blood pressure guidelines vary considerably in the way they determine control of hypertension.1 Colleagues and I are currently carrying out an audit of hypertensive patients, and I report here some preliminary data on our findings from this audit in Upper Rhondda Fawr, Mid-Glamorgan.

    The audit involves five local practices and 10 community pharmacists, who regularly assess control of blood pressure and other, related variables in …

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