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NICOR: 2018 at a glance


Read our end of year newsletter and learn about some of NICOR's important work and achievements in 2018, such as the launch of our new website, the publication of our report and our work with ambulance data.

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National Cardiac Audit Programme (NCAP) Report 2018 out today


National Cardiac Audit Programme Annual Report 2018 out today. Thursday 22 November 2018, highlights progress in cardiovascular care and makes recommendations for improvement.

The National Cardiac Audit Programme’s annual report, bringing together 5 audits for the first time. details key information about the safety and clinical effectiveness of cardiovascular services, and also patient outcomes in England and Wales.

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Congenital cardiac surgery survival rate continues to improve for children in the UK and Republic of Ireland


Data published today by the National Congenital Heart Disease Audit (NCHDA) shows that survival 30 days after paediatric cardiac surgery for children with congenital heart disease has continued to improve for children in recent years and is currently close to 98%. After consideration of case complexity, survival 30 days after heart surgery for children was either at the expected level or better than predicted in each of the paediatric centres providing care.

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NAPCI – 2015 Annual Public Report


New figures demonstrate encouraging outcomes and process in the quality of interventional treatment of heart attacks in the UK which is good news for cardiac patients.

The latest report from the National Audit of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) shows an increase from 26.9% to 80.5% in the use of a safer method of PCI (also called angioplasty, usually with stent insertion) between 2007 and 2015.

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MINAP 15th Annual Report available


The latest Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) report, published today, contains information about the care provided to 85,000 people with heart attack by 13 ambulance services and 212 hospitals in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It demonstrates sustained high quality care in key indicators for heart attack patients, identifies areas for further improvement and continued vigilance, and also highlights the serious impact of smoking on the age of onset of heart attack.

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