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Establishment of information systems: Cardiovascular disease prevention audit Directions 2020

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the Cardiovascular disease prevention audit Directions 2020. 


NHS England have commissioned NHS Digital to establish the CVDPREVENT audit, which will support the implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan under which cardiovascular disease is identified as a clinical priority.  

The CVDPREVENT audit is a joint collaboration between NHS England, NHS Improvement, Public Health England, and the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership.

Legal basis

254(1) and (6), section 260(2)(d), section 260(4)(a), section 261(2)(e), section 262(5) and section 304(9), (10) and (12) of the Health and Social Care Act 20121 (the 2012 Act).

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Last edited: 14 October 2020 11:34 am