Hypertension Stall - and Stockport Togther Engagement at Headlander Festival

Closed 21 Jun 2015

Opened 20 Jun 2015

Feedback updated 5 Oct 2016

We asked

The Communications and Engagement Team attended the festival on both Saturday and Sunday, with around 60 blood pressues being taken.   The team took this opprtunity talk to local people about the 'Stockport Together' programme of work.

You said

After discussing the proposed changes a number of local people expressed an interest in receiving updates about the programme and invitations to attend any events being held to update people in person.

We did

These local residents were added to the distribution list to receive the Stockport Together newsletters.

Overview

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is one of the most important preventable causes of premature morbidity and mortality in the UK.

This campaign seeks to get adults to know their blood pressure reading, to increase the number of individuals who have a blood pressure reading recorded with their GP and to get those with raised BP to take action to manage their hypertension.

Currently, there are 12,948 adults over the age of 45 across Stockport, who do not have a blood pressure (BP) reading recorded with their in the last 5 years

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Men
  • Women
  • Older people
  • Younger people
  • Young adults

Interests

  • Hypertension