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Contributors The editorial was conceived and written entirely by me.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests I was a member of the Guidelines Committee for the NICE chronic heart failure guidelines 2010, the NICE acute heart failure guidelines 2014 and the NICE chronic heart failure guidelines 2018.
Patient and public involvement Patients and/or the public were not involved in the design, or conduct, or reporting, or dissemination plans of this research.
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