National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit extended to 31 August 2019
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
New report shows a majority of cataract surgery centres are delivering high quality care for patients in England and Wales – The first prospective annual report of the National Ophthalmology Database Audit
The first prospective National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit report on cataract surgery in England and Wales 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 care to their patients.
Contributing surgeons and centres must validate their cataract audit data on the NOD audit website before 1 June 2017
Following the analysis of the first prospective audit data collected on cataract operations from 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016, contributing surgeons and centres will be able to view their data on the NOD audit website prior to inclusion in the Audit annual report and the Clinical Outcomes Publication. The NOD team encourages all