The British Heart Foundation (BHF) said people who live in the area are more likely to die from coronary heart disease than anywhere else in the UK. Tameside was today named by a charity as the heart disease capital of the country. The British Heart Foundation said people who live in Tameside are more likely to die from coronary disease than anywhere else in the UK. The risk is more than three times higher than in the London boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea – where people have the healthiest hearts, the charity said.
Every year in Tameside, there are 132 deaths per every 100,000 people, while in London the figure stands at just 39 deaths per 100,000, the charity revealed. To read this shocking report in full visit the website of the Manchester Evening News by clicking here.
I hope the people who have been attacking J Hall and rubbishing his claims read this report. Yet again J Hall has been proven right on matters of public health within the borough of Tameside. Tameside Citizen