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The experience of any patient suffering a heart attack can be described as a ‘pathway’, along which there are numerous opportunities to receive individual items of care. The provision of all these items, as a ‘bundle of care’, can be looked on as optimal treatment as described in Clinical Guidelines – recommendations that interpret or translate the results of research within carefully selected groups of patients into general clinical practice for all patients. More...

Audit data shows fall in adult heart surgery death rates

The number of UK adult heart patients dying in hospital has fallen by more than 20% in the last ten years, according to the latest National Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit (NACSA) data published today.  More...

NICOR and JBS3 statement

The third iteration of the Joint British Societies' Consensus Recommendations for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (JBS3) offers physicians and healthcare providers tools for the risk estimation and management of patients with cardiovascular disease based on risk over lifetime as well as short-term risk. More...

National Heart Failure Audit letter responds to beta blocker article in The Times

A letter from the National Heart Failure Audit, written in response to an article published in The Times, has been published today. The original article referenced data from a US registry of 'people who had had heart attacks or heart disease, or were at risk of it' which showed little benefit in terms of reduced illness or mortality for those taking beta blockers. 
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NICOR patient and public day 2014

NICOR (The National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research) collects patient information from hospitals across the UK to try and improve the quality of care and outcomes for patients that have heart problems and treatments. These include adult heart surgery, heart attack, heart procedures, heart devices (for example pacemakers), heart failure and congenital heart surgery. More...

Data collection

Submitting data to NICOR databases

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The collection and storage of patient information is a core function of NICOR and is vital for the production of our reports and analyses.

We know that this data is important and have provided additional information on how to submit data to NICOR, how we manage this data. Furthermore, our datasets are available to download.

The information provided in this section is specifically for those involved in collecting, inputting and analysing data.

For technical support, contact the NICOR Helpdesk:

  • Tel: 020 3108 1978
  • Email: nicor-helpdesk [@] ucl.ac.uk
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NICOR data entry deadlines
Audit Data entry deadline
Adult cardiac surgery April - June: 30 September
July - September: 31 December
October - December: 31 March
January - March: 30 June
Adult percutaneous intervention Aggregate paper return: tbc

2014 calendar year data: 31 March 2015
Cardiac rhythm management 2013/14 financial year data: 31st July 2014

Henceforth:
April - June: 30 September
July - September: 31 December
October - December: 31 March
January - March: 30 June
Congenital heart disease 2013/14 financial year data: 4 May 2015
Heart failure 2014/15 financial year data: 1 June 2015
MINAP 2014/15 public report data: 31 May 2015

2014 data validation study: 31 Dec 2014
TAVI 1 January - 31 March: 31 July
1 January - 30 June: 31 October
1 January - 30 September: 31 January
1 January - 31 December: 30 April

Information for third party suppliers of data collection software
Audit Dataset update (2014-16)
Adult cardiac surgery April 2015
Adult percutaneous intervention January 2015 (if needed)
Cardiac rhythm management April 2015 (minor revision, if needed)
Congenital heart disease April 2015
Heart failure April 2016 (if needed)
MINAP June 2015
TAVI None

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