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Commissioning Arrangement of the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit after 31 August 2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) was commissioned in 2014 by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) to run the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit Programme as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). The NOD audit collects data on cataract surgery performed in England and Wales and provides individual surgeons,

National Ophthalmology Database Audit annual report shows a 30% reduction in unadjusted Posterior Capsule Rupture rates

The second prospective National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit report on cataract surgery performed in England and Wales during the 2016 to 2017 audit year has been published. The report, which includes data on 183,812 eligible cataract operations, shows a 30% reduction in the unadjusted Posterior Capsule Rupture (PCR)* rate from 2.0% in 2010 to 1.4%