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Richard Hobbs

Professor and Head of Primary Care Health Services

University of Oxford

Biography

Richard Hobbs is Professor and Head of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford, UK. He is Co-Director of the Quality and Outcomes Review Panel and Deputy Director of the National Institute for Health Research National School for Primary Care Research.

Professor Hobbs serves on numerous scientific boards and is chair of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Council of Primary Care, as well as the Prevention and Care Board of the British Heart Foundation (BHF). His publications include 25 book chapters, nine edited books and more than 250 original papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Featured Courses

Examining a Complex Heart Failure Case
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Identify individuals likely to have HFpEF from initial presentation
  • Refer suspected individuals for specialist assessment
  • Initiate GDMT for HF as soon as patients are stable¬†
  • Initiate GDMT in HF regardless of EF and phenotype
  • Initiate shared decision-making on complex HF patients with other members of the multidisciplinary team including cardiologists, GPs, nephrologists and diabetologists
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