National Cardiac Audit Programme – Annual Report 2020

Reports, Patient Focused Reports | Published: 10 Dec 2020

This annual report focuses on how cardiac services can align with the NHS Long-Term plan for large scale improvements in outcomes. It also covers how national audit data can feed quality improvement programmes and service redesign through four main processes termed the ACID test:

  • Aggregation: clinical pathways should be reviewed
  • Collaboration: working together to achieve better results
  • Information: enables decision-making
  • Delegation: Nurse Specialists and Physician Associates can improve services

The six audit specific reports for 2020 can be read by clicking on the links below.

Adult Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Rhythm Management

Congenital Heart Disease

Heart Failure

Myocardial Ischaemia (MINAP)

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

There is also an accompanying patient report intended for patients and the public which summarises the main annual report and the information from each of the audit specific domains.

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National Cardiac Audit Programme – Annual Report 2020