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

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion for patients with atrial fibrillation and relative or absolute contraindications to anticoagulation (adults) – NHS England

This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation and relative or absolute contraindications to anticoagulation.

Service specification: Neurointerventional Services for Acute Ischaemic & Haemorrhagic Stroke – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of interventional neuroradiology services and should be read alongside the Neurosciences Specialised Neurology Service Specification and Neurosurgery (Adult) Service Specification.

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

RightCare pathway: stroke – NHS RightCare

This pathway defines the key interlocking components for an optimal system for prevention and management and the priority higher value interventions that systems should focus on to address variation, improve outcomes, reduce cost and contribute toward a sustainable NHS.

Current, future and avoidable costs of stroke in the UK – The Stroke Association

This report estimates that the current cost of stroke to the UK is £26 billion every year, a threefold increase from the previous estimated cost of £9 billion. The figures also predict that a growing and ageing population, increasing numbers of

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

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

Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the South Manchester 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 Wigan Borough CCG – Public Health England

Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the Wigan Borough 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 Wirral CCG – Public Health England

Data and analysis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence, variation, treatment and outcomes in the Wirral 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 South Manchester CCG – Public Health England

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