Published: 10/03/2005, Volume II5, No. 5946 Page 9

The Healthcare Commission has said the NHS is not doing enough to tackle heart disease in the poorest communities. In a new report, Getting to the Heart of It, the commission says that despite people with heart attack being treated more quickly than ever before, the government needs to do more to tackle obesity and smoking in poorer areas.

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