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NOD Audit

RCOphth pushes for more funding in meeting with the Minister on patient safety day

Nov 12
2019

The Royal College pressed for much needed funding for ophthalmic services during a visit to the college by Health Minister Nadine Dorries to mark World Patient Safety Day.   Pushing for the necessity to maintain and improve funding for the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD), the Royal College stressed that this service is vital in improving patient

  • 12 November 2019

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

May 01
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,

  • 1 May 2019

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

Aug 10
2018

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%

  • 10 August 2018

National Ophthalmology Database Audit – The first prospective annual report

Sep 05
2017

The first prospective annual report of the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit was published on 13 July 2017. The report looked at 120,722 cataract operations undertaken between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 by 55 English and 1 Welsh NHS cataract surgical centres. The report shows that cataract surgery centres are delivering high quality

  • 5 September 2017

National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit extended to 31 August 2019

Jul 17
2017

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a contract extension to continue to manage the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit Programme until 31 August 2019. The RCOphth will continue to deliver this vital initiative, commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership as part of the National Clinical

  • 17 July 2017