Part of the National Cardiac Audit Programme (NCAP), the purpose of the audit is to stimulate quality improvement through the provision of comparative information on: the structure and activity of PCI services; the access to, appropriateness and quality of care against national standards; outcome for patients such as complications, adverse cardiac events and death/survival.
The audit utilises the Central Cardiac Audit Database (CCAD) which has developed secure data collection, analysis and monitoring tools and provides a common infrastructure for all the coronary heart disease audits.
Additional information on all HQIP-commissioned projects including inclusion and exclusion criteria, data collection periods, and reporting dates, is available on the National Clinical Audit and Enquiries Directory. For further information about this project, please contact the project team directly using the contact details listed in the ‘Supplier Info’ section above.
Clinical Outcomes Publication (COP)
This project publishes outcome data as part of the Clinical Outcomes Publication programme. For further details about this programme, please see HQIP’s COP webpages.
Data collected on behalf of HQIP by all NCAPOP projects is routinely reported and these reports are available in the ‘Latest resources’ section. The reported data is also placed on the data.gov.uk website. Data is also placed upon MyNHSand NHS Choices.
For details of how to apply for data that is not in the public domain, please see HQIP’s data access webpages.
Details of the contracts that HQIP awards are available at:www.gov.uk/contracts-finder.