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Dr Yassir Javaid

Dr Yassir Javaid, MRCGP

Cardiovascular lead Nene CCG, Primary Care Cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network


Dr Javaid qualified from Cambridge University and completed his GP VTS training in Northampton.

He has an interest in cardiology and echocardiography and was a clinical lead in the Northamptonshire Community Cardiology service, which had a focus on patients with heart failure and valve disease.

He was named Pulse “GP of the Year” in 2015 for his work in reducing stroke emergency admissions in the East Midlands. He is also a council member of the British Heart Valve Society, accredited member of the British Society of Echocardiography and on the editorial board for the British Journal of Cardiology.

Recently contributed to:

Heart attacks are common, but much misunderstood by both those who have them and those first on the scene. We've gathered some experts on the subject to help you understand what a heart attack is and how to reduce the risk of them happening.

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A collection of frequently asked questions about blood pressure, answered by our experts. Why is it such a major contributing factor to heart disease and what lifestyle changes might you need to adopt if yours is high?

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