The contractor establishes and maintains a register of: 1. Patients with a clinical diagnosis of COPD before (start date), and 2. Patients with a clinical diagnosis of COPD on or after (start date) whose diagnosis has been confirmed by a quality assured post bronchodilator spirometry FEV1/FVC ratio below 0.7 between 3 months before or 3 months after diagnosis.

Subject(s): Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Date of publication: 31 July 2019

NICE identity code: NM169