Development sources

Evidence sources

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).

Policy context

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.

Definitions and data sources for the quality measures

References included within in the definitions and data sources sections:

Stable angina: management – audit support. NICE clinical guideline CG126 (2011).