Guidelines

American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association: 

ACC/AHA 2005 guideline update for the diagnosis and management of chronic heart failure in the adult

British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR):
Standards and core components for cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation 2012

British Cardiovascular Society:
Guidance on revalidation for cardiologists

British Heart Foundation:
ICD deactivation at the end of life: Principles and practice

BSH:
Acute kidney injury and sick day rules
Defining the specifics for the provision of heart failure services in secondary and tertiary care

European Society of Cardiology (ESC):
Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure

European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Association:
Standards for delivering heart failure care

Healthcare Improvement Scotland:
Clinical standards for heart disease

National Health Service (NHS) Improvement:
A guide for review and improvement of hospital based heart failure services

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE):
Acute heart failure diagnosis and management guidance; publicityBMJ article; Guardian article
Acute heart failure: diagnosis and management in adults quality standard
Chronic heart failure in adults: management guidance
Chronic heart failure in adults quality standard (published June 2011 including February 2016 updates)
Ivabradine for treating chronic heart failure technical appraisal guidance
Sacubitril valsartan for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction technology appraisal guidance

Resuscitation Council (UK):
Cardiovascular implanted electronic devices (CIEDs); press release

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN):
Management of chronic heart failure

Think Kidneys:
Sick day guidance

UK guidelines for referral and assessment of adults for heart transplantation
Author: Banner NR, Bonser RS, Clark AL et al
Reference: Heart 2011; 97: 1520-1527