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The National Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Audit data suggests that within the UK there continues to be variation in the rates of pacemaker and defibrillator implants in both the UK and Western Europe.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease National Clinical Audit Project comes to an end on 28 February 2017. Following numerous successful rounds of clinical audit which supported clinical teams to achieve significant improvement against NICE standards, NHS England and the Welsh Government took the decision to decommission IBD as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP), managed by HQIP.
The National Diabetes Audit 2015-16, published by NHS Digital in partnership with Diabetes UK, found that the percentage of patients with Type 1 diabetes achieving NICE-recommended treatment targets for glucose control, blood pressure and cholesterol varied from 11 per cent in some CCGs/LHBs to 34 per cent in others.
The latest Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) report published today, has shown significant improvements in key indicators for heart attack patients, and also highlights the serious impact of smoking on the onset of heart attack.
Today’s report from The Royal College of Physicians shows that 43% of patients admitted for hospital treatment of COPD were readmitted at least once in the three months following discharge. This represents a considerable increase from the 33% readmission rate reported in 2008.