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The refresh of the National Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit including data for operations undertaken between 1st April 2011 and 31st March 2014 is published today (15/09/2015) at http://www.scts.org/modules/surgeons/default.aspx and my NHS https://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/performance/Consultants. The data is in response to the NHS England transparency agenda and gives activity and risk adjusted mortality rates for all hospitals and surgeons in England and Wales, and hospital level data for Scotland and Northern Ireland. It should be noted that the results reflect activity and mortality rates in the period under scrutiny and may not reflect more contemporaneous results. More...
NICOR's statistical response to Nick Black's report into the review of data validation and statistical processes for consultant outcomes publication 2014.
As part of NHS England's consultant outcomes publication (COP), Professor Nick Black was asked to review the National Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit (NACSA) and provide assurance the data were fit for purpose and publication. More...
MY NHS - NHS Choices has today published the consultant outcomes data for both the National Audit of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (NAPCI) and the National Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit (NACSA). More...
The NHS Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh, requested written assurance from The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) that the validation and analytical processes used to deliver the adult cardiac surgery audit managed by NICOR are fit for purpose and had been applied appropriately. NICOR responded by describing the processes applied for data validation and risk adjustment and demonstrating their appropriateness within the context of a national clinical audit reporting at consultant level. More...
NICOR’s mission is to provide accurate data on cardiovascular outcomes for the public, healthcare providers and the medical profession. NICOR manages the National Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit, which has been reporting risk adjusted* outcomes since 2005. The most recent hospital and consultant procedure numbers, risk-adjusted in-hospital mortality and risk factor incidence were published for NHS hospitals and individual consultants in April 2014. More...
National clinical audits
NICOR manages cardiac audit data
NICOR is responsible for managing six national clinical cardiac audits, commissioned by HQIP until March 2016. More information about each audit can be found in the relevant webpages in this section.
All adult patients undergoing major heart surgery,collecting data on all major heart operations carried out on NHS patients in the UK
All adult patients on whom a percutaneous cardiovascular intervention (PCI) procedure is performed, providing comparative data on the provision of PCI in the UK.
All adult patients with implanted devices or receiving interventional procedures for management of cardiac rhythm disorders, providing comparative information on the implantation of these devices in patients in the UK.
All cardiac or intrathoracic great vessel procedures carried out in patients under the age of 16 years, and all adult congenital cardiac procedures performed for a cardiac defect present from birth, providing specific information on the care of both children and adults with congenital heart disease.
All patients with an unscheduled admission to hospital with heart failure, collecting data on patients discharged from acute hospitals in England and Wales with a primary diagnosis of heart failure.
All adult patients with acute coronary syndromes, collecting information on the management of patients admitted with a diagnosis of myocardial infarction and other acute coronary syndromes.
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