The CVRT aims to encourage policy makers to include a major focus on preventing premature disease of the heart and circulation within public health strategy.

Improving public health has a vital role in approaches to preventing serious disorders of the heart and circulation. These cause around half of all adult deaths in the UK. Effective promotion of a healthy lifestyle in the young is a very effective way to reduce risk and severity of diseases of the heart and blood vessels in adults.

Public heart health within manifestos of UK political parties.