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Members' Business — S6M-07161 Paul McLennan: Heart Month, February 2023

Wednesday 01 February 2023 4:40 PM


That the Parliament recognises that February 2023 is heart month; understands that ischaemic heart disease is still the single biggest killer in Scotland and that British Heart Foundation Scotland estimates that 11,000 people in East Lothian and 700,000 people in Scotland are currently living with the effects of heart disease; further understands that British Heart Foundation currently funds £53.1 million in ongoing research in Scotland across 10 universities in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews and Stirling, which is 54% of publicly funded cardiovascular research, and notes that British Heart Foundation Scotland’s priorities for heart disease services in East Lothian and across Scotland are to tackle heart disease risk factors, ensure timely and equitable care, and improve the collection and use of data.

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