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MINAP annual report 2014

HEART ATTACK CARE – Mortality rates for STEMI fall by a third over 10 years as More...

Published: Dec 19, 2014 9:15:26 AM

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

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:
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Published: Sep 25, 2014 11:48:56 AM

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...

Published: Apr 16, 2014 9:02:54 AM

Patient information

Clinical audits improve patient care

patient-information

NICOR is responsible for a number of national clinical audits designed to improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with heart disease. NICOR is part of the Institute of Cardiovascular Science at University College London.

Clinical audit is a quality improvement process which aims to improve patient care. NICOR collects and analyses data to provide health professionals with information to help them to review the quality and outcomes of care against national standards and guidance.

NICOR collects patient data and uses it to inform patient care and health policy. NICOR does not offer clinical advice, but you can use our reports to find out what care you should expect, as a patient with heart disease, and to see how your local hospital compares to other hospitals in England and Wales. You can find the latest reports from each of our audits here:

The following pages contain more information about NICOR and the data we collect:

NICOR has produced an information leaflet aimed at patients that further explains how we use the information that we collect and keep it safe:

pdf-large NICOR patient information leaflet (pdf)

We look forward to updating this section following the NICOR patient day.

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