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NICOR UCLP cardiovascular prevention research study

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Camden Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has pioneered a research study to establish what barriers exist in the local health system that stop people accessing services that prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD).

30 day survival rates following congenital heart disease surgery and interventional procedures

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The National Congenital Heart Disease Audit (NCHDA) has today published the 2010/13 annual analysis. The analysis covers 22,979 congenital heart operations and transcatheter interventional procedures undertaken across 34 UK centres, including all 14 specialist paediatric units, between 2010 and 2013. Key findings include:

Better care, better outcomes

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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.

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