Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to central Yorkshire held on 11 May 2017. The QA visit team identified a number of high priority issues as summarised below: no formal equipment replacement plan unacceptable reasons for not achieving the 8-week treatment
This report looks at the prevalence of stress in the UK and its implications. It also focuses on what we can do to manage and reduce stress and our recommendations for the government in creating a stress-free UK. While stress isn’t
The Research Translation and Innovation (RTI) division has been working with Public Health England (PHE) centres to strengthen relations between academics and other professionals within the public health system. RTI organised research workshops which aimed to explore public health research
Report that finds that changes to the way cardiothoracic surgical services are organised and delivered in England will bring substantial benefits for patients suffering from conditions such as blocked arteries, lung cancer, and heart valve disease. It recommends: more efficient
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in West Surrey and North Hampshire held in October 2017. It finds no immediate concerns and no high priority findings.
Evidence-based recommendations on MiraQ for assessing graft flow during coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Having originally been developed to make recommendations on the use of VeriQ, this guidance has been updated to make recommendations on the use of a follow-on
Evidence-based recommendations on aortic valve reconstruction with processed bovine pericardium. This involves replacing a damaged aortic valve with a new valve made from chemically treated cow pericardium.
The technology described in this briefing is Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) with CareLink service for detecting suspected asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) after cryptogenic stroke. The innovative aspects are: a proprietary AF detection algorithm, which is designed to reduce false positive detections; small
In 2014 Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) had the seventh worst Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) mortality rates in under 75s England. However, local clinical and public health professionals saw a major opportunity to improve outcomes by transforming treatment of the high-risk conditions
This stocktake and action plan sets out the main areas for development by Public Health England (PHE), local authorities and the NHS to ensure we continue to get the most from the NHS Health Check programme in the next 5 years. It has a
Vision and action plan, developed from the best evidence and practical experience of our group. It is intended to support partners at all levels to focusupon the work that will make the biggest impact tackling this condition. It consider prevention;
This action plan has been updated to outline the collective ambition for the next 3 years and to inspire new partners to join this collaborative action by signposting and supporting professional groups to the most up to date resources. This
Improving health outcomes, preventing serious illness, providing convenient, timely and cost effective care, and avoiding the unnecessary use of acute hospitals, is a shared goal across the NHS, and requires a radical re-think about how and where care is delivered,
Evidence-based recommendations on artificial heart implantation as a bridge to transplantation for end-stage refractory biventricular heart failure. This involves replacing the 2 lower chambers of the heart with a mechanical device to improve circulation until heart transplantation.
Evidence-based recommendations on subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator insertion for preventing sudden cardiac death. This involves placing a device under the skin of the chest, which detects and treats fast heartbeats called tachyarrhythmias. This guidance replaces NICE interventional procedures guidance on insertion
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in the Black Country held on 10 January 2017. High priority findings were: the service should have at least one clinical skills trainer (CST) who holds or is working towards the certificate in assessing vocational
This document sets out some of the key CVD prevention initiatives that Public Health England (PHE) is delivering in the 2017 to 2018 financial year. With actions taking place across the agency and involving multiple stakeholders, this publication demonstrates the
Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the Vale of York CCG area. This can help with planning, commissioning and improving local services. The pack uses GP practice data on prevention, detection and management
Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the Vale Royal CCG area. This can help with planning, commissioning and improving local services. The pack uses GP practice data on prevention, detection and management across
Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the Wakefield CCG area. This can help with planning, commissioning and improving local services. The pack uses GP practice data on prevention, detection and management across a