Getting serious about cardiovascular disease in South West England – Public Health England

This report assesses cardiovascular disease in the South West. It focuses on risk factors, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes. It is aimed at commissioners and providers of health care services in the South West.  It collects available data and evidence,

Mechanical thrombectomy devices for acute ischaemic stroke: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB153] – NICE

Thetechnologies described in this briefing are 21 mechanical thrombectomy devices of 2 types: stent retrievers and aspiration catheters. They are used to remove blood clots from a main cerebral artery to restore blood flow after acute ischaemic stroke. The innovative aspects are that

Commissioning through Evaluation (CtE) Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFOC) to prevent recurrent cerebral embolic events – Newcastle and York External Assessment Centre

Around 80% of strokes in the UK are of ischaemic origin, with most being due to blockage of arteries in the brain caused by thromboembolism. In around 25% of cases, the putative source of the thromboembolism cannot be found, and these are

Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB141] – NICE

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

Briefing document: First incidence of stroke Estimates for England 2007 to 2016 – Public Health England

These reports use general practice data to estimate the incidence of first-ever strokes in England and report on: the estimated total number of first strokes in England in 2016 trends in incidence differences in stroke incidence by age, gender, ethnicity and deprivation.

Rising to the Challenge: Stroke care received between April 2016 to March 2017: The Fourth SSNAP Annual Report – Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme

Audit highlighting the improvements made in stroke care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland over the past four years. Using real world quality improvement  case studies, it outlines the different approaches taken by local teams to improve their stroke services

CVD: Primary Care Intelligence Packs: NHS Vale of York CCG – Public Health England

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

CVD: Primary Care Intelligence Packs: NHS Vale Royal CCG – Public Health England

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

CVD: Primary Care Intelligence Packs: NHS Wakefield CCG – Public Health England

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

CVD: Primary Care Intelligence Packs: NHS Warrington CCG – Public Health England

Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the Warrington 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

CVD: Primary Care Intelligence Packs: NHS West Cheshire CCG – Public Health England

Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the West Cheshire CCG area. This can help with planning, commissioning and improving local services.  The pack uses GP practice data on prevention, detection and management across