Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 People with features of typical or atypical angina are offered 64-slice (or above) CT coronary angiography.

Statement 2 People with stable angina are offered a short-acting nitrate and either a beta-blocker or calcium-channel blocker as first-line treatment.

Statement 3 People with stable angina are prescribed a short-acting nitrate and 1 or 2 anti-anginal drugs as necessary before revascularisation is considered.

Statement 4 People with stable angina who have had coronary angiography have their treatment options discussed by a multidisciplinary team if there is left main stem disease, anatomically complex three-vessel disease or doubt about the best method of revascularisation.

Statement 5 People with stable angina whose symptoms have not responded to treatment are offered re-evaluation of their diagnosis and treatment.