Since 2011, the rise in life expectancy in the North East region has slowed. A decline in the rate at which the cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality rate is falling has been a major contributory factor. In the North East of
The UK Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) specialist working group has compiled a list of exposure prone procedures (EPPs) and non-EPPs carried out in vascular surgery. Each procedure has been categorised into the level of risk of
Getting serious about cardiovascular disease in the south-west collects available data and evidence. This helps to target CVD prevention work along the care pathway. The report: identifies the gap in care and quality in the CVD pathway in the south-west summarises the CVD prevention initiatives already
Cardiac rehabilitation in the south-west reviews 2016 to 2017 data from the National Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation to: highlight unmet need and gaps in care in relation to national standards summarise the opportunities for quality improvement provide recommendations addressing the
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,
This report, commissioned by the Cheshire Clinical Network, provides information regarding the burden of vascular disease across the network in order to inform an Equality Impact Assessment. An Equality Impact Assessment is a necessary step for all public bodies considering
NICE impact reports review how NICE recommendations for evidence-based and cost-effective care are being used in priority areas of the health and care system, helping to improve outcomes where this is needed most.This review focus’ on the impact of Cardiovascular Disease
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
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin held on 21 June 2017. The QA visit team identified no immediate concerns or high priority recommendations.
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
This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of this treatment for the population in England. Concludes that there is enough evidence to consider making the treatment available.
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
Report that calls for reconfiguration of arterial surgery services so that all patients can be treated on an urgent basis – by establishing hub and spoke networks, where the hubs have the capacity and flexibility to offer a seven-day service. This model is
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.
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;