Further explanation of the methodology used can be found in the quality standards Process guide on the NICE website.
The documents below contain recommendations from NICE guidance or other NICE‑accredited recommendations that were used by the Quality Standards Advisory Committee to develop the quality standard statements and measures.
Lower limb peripheral arterial disease. NICE clinical guideline 147 (2012).
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
Department of Health (2013) Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes Strategy: improving outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease.
NHS Wales (2009) Cardiac Disease National Service Framework for Wales.
Quality and Outcomes Framework (2013/14).
Imaging and supervised exercise programmes: audit support. NICE clinical guideline 147 (2012).