It is recommended that all clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) support primary care networks (PCNs) to implement blood pressure (BP) monitoring @home for patients with a diagnosis of Hypertension, to allow treatment to be optimised where necessary. Further NHS England guidance can be found here.  

Identification of Target Populations

To support practices with identifying Hypertension patients by 'at-risk' groups, the following Ardens searches are available.

To access the searches, navigate to the Population Reporting module > Ardens Searches > 1.12 LTC Reviews - Risk Strat > Chronic Disease Risk Stratification - UCLP criteria > Hypertension folder.

Recording Information

The following Ardens templates can be used for  recording data:

  • ECG + AF or Hypertension Screening
  • Hypertension

Recording Home BP Monitor Equipment Loaned and Returned

For practices wishing to record the loan and return of BP monitors to the practice, please see the 

following support article on the Ardens Equipment Loan resources.

If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens support on: