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Report shows regional variations in diabetes care

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.
31 Jan 2017

Huge Improvement in Heart Attack Treatment, 9/10 of cases seen on time

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.
30 Jan 2017

Latest National COPD Audit Programme report highlights concerning levels of hospital readmissions for people suffering with chronic lung conditions in England

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.
01 Feb 2017

Failure to integrate physical and mental healthcare by hospitals means patients with mental health issues get poor care, NCEPOD report says

The failure by general hospitals to integrate physical and mental healthcare services is leading to poor care for patients with a physical illness who also happen to have a mental health condition, the latest report from the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) reveals.
26 Jan 2017

Lung cancer: 7% increase in one-year survival, clinical audit reports

Latest annual study from national lung cancer audit reports rises in survivorship
25 Jan 2017