The documents below contain clinical guideline recommendations or other recommendations that were used by the Topic Expert Group to develop the quality standard statements and measures.
Stable angina: management. NICE clinical guideline CG126 (2011 updated 2016; NHS Evidence accredited).
Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis. NICE clinical guideline CG95 (2010 updated 2016; NHS Evidence accredited).
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
Department of Health (2010) Elective care commissioning pathways: angina (plus supplementary information).
Department of Health (2005) Measurement of healthcare output and productivity: management of angina.
Department of Health (2001) National service framework for older people.
Department of Health (2000) Coronary heart disease: national service framework for coronary heart disease - modern standards and service models.
References included within in the definitions and data sources sections:
Stable angina: management – audit support. NICE clinical guideline CG126 (2011).