The National Heart Failure Audit published its sixth annual report on 21 November 2013. More...
Published: Nov 21, 2013 12:00:15 AM
Acting as a 'window' into National Adult Cardiac Surgery
Audit (NACSA) data, the SCTS iData app allows users to place filters on
different types of heart surgery to generate a report showing analysis of all
heart operations in the UK between April 2008 – March 2012. Reports
provide a running total of procedures as you add each filter, with the
to generate a report at any time.
Published: Oct 29, 2013 5:41:24 PM
Another year has gone by and another MINAP Public Report has been published, providing an insight into how the NHS cares for patients with Heart Attack. More...
Published: Oct 16, 2013 11:02:43 AM
Following on from the release of patient friendly reports for Heart
Failure and MINAP, the National Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit (NACSA)
today (3 September) publishes 'UK Heart Surgery: What Patients Can Expect from their Surgeons' in partnership with the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery (SCTS).
Published: Sep 3, 2013 8:47:16 AM
As part of the ‘Everyone Counts’ initiative, individual consultants’ results are being published, based on national clinical audit data. Two of NICOR’s national cardiac audits are amongst the 10 specialties covered, providing data in relation to adult cardiac surgery and non-surgical interventional cardiology. The work was coordinated for NHS England by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) which commissions national clinical audit work for NHS England. More...
Published: Jun 28, 2013 10:24:28 AM
Cardiac Rhythm Management
A database of implantable pacemakers (PM) has been in existence since the late 1970s. Implantable defibrillators (ICD),a treatment modality to prevent sudden cardiac death (SCD) were added to the database in 1988.
Implantable devices to assist in the management of heart failure (CRT-P and CRT-D) were entering clinical use were added to the audit in 1998. The audit also records the use of implantable monitoring devices (LOOP).
By 2007 over 500,000 total devices have been recorded, making this one of the largest, and certainly, the longest running audit in modern cardiology.
ICD therapy has been
the subject of two NICE reviews, each recommending widespread adoption of the
NATIONAL CLINICAL AUDIT DATASET CHANGE NOTIFICATION
*Effective from 1st April 2014
The new Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) datasets, developed by the British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) following widespread consultation, are now ready to be used from the 1st April 2014.
Please can you ensure if you are using a third party or local system that your software is modified to incorporate these datasets. These datasets have been refined and updated and represent a major step forward in auditing heart rhythm disorders in the UK.
The new datasets are available in the dataset section:
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