CRM Audit Annual Report for 2013-14 Now Available
The 9th annual report of the National Audit of Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices was published on 19 December 2014.
The report details the number of implants of heart pacemakers and other devices carried out by every hospital in England and Wales between April 2013 and March 2014. It is the first of these annual reports to present information at hospital level.
The report is available to view and download from:
Headlines from the report are:
Total UK implant rates have increased but remain below the European average.
There has been a steady increase in pacemaker implant rates across the UK in recent years, in line with an ageing population./
Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) implant rates have continued to increase and approach or exceed national targets.