National Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation: annual statistical report 2011

Source: National Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation (NACR) and British Heart Foundation

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Date of publication:  October 2011

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This is the fifth such annual audit of CR programmes and patient outcomes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is continued increased participation in CR programmes, although 3 out of every 5 eligible patients still do not access the serviceCR programmes are cost-effective in reducing cardiac mortality, promoting self-management and quality of lifeThe evidence is increasing that CR also reduces unplanned hospital admissions,  potentially leading to considerable savings for the NHS.

Length of publication: 48 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR)

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