Hypertension is the medical term for High Blood Pressure.
High blood pressure is increasingly common as we get older, and is associated with an increased risk of strokes and heart attacks.
We aim to screen all patients over the age of 45 every 5 years to detect and treat hypertension.
Patients with hypertension are usually seen annually in a dedicated clinic run by one of our nurses, or more often if there are any concerns.
We will normally contact you to invite you to attend for screening or review, but if you have any questions then please contact the surgery.