Central Cardiac Audit Database

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Run by the NHS Information Centre [1], the CCAD comprises nine national heart disease audits. Each audit enables help professionals to continually measure and improve care by comparing their work to specific standards and national trend. This is done as part of the National Clinical Audit Support Programme (NCASP) [2].


The following audits are available within the CCAD:

  • Adult cardiac interventions
  • Cardiac rhythm management
  • Adult cardiac surgery service
  • Ambulance outcomes
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Infarct angioplasty
  • Myocardial infarction (MINAP)