Related ISD Websites
Information on heart disease is also published elsewhere on ISD's web site.
You may find the following of interest:
QOF includes disease registers for a variety of CHD related conditions e.g. hypertension, and this information may be used, for example, to estimate the prevalence of coronary heart disease diagnoses.
The monitoring of waiting times, including those for interventions to treat coronary heart disease, was revised from 1st january 2008 when 'New Ways of Defining and Measuring Waiting Times' (termed "New Ways") was introduced. This was a significant change in how the NHSScotland collects and defines waiting times, and also how waiting lists are clinically and administratively managed.
For further information on waiting times for cardiac interventions see ISD's Waiting Times Programme web pages. Figures indicating NHSScotland performance against the current cardiac waiting times targets are available from the Waiting Times Programme's web pages.
Information on 30-day mortality following emergency admission with acute myocardial infarction.
This analysis has not been updated since its publication in July 2009. However, the topic is being considered for update as part of ISD's Quality Improvement Programme's new developments which includes the development of Medical Profiles.
The Heart Disease & Stroke Programme also publishes analogous information, including deprivation, hospitalisations and mortality, on patients with cerebrovascular disease, including stroke.