New Guidelines for Acure Heart Failure Quality Standard QS 103

New Guidelines for Acute Heart Failure Quality Standard QS 103 Published


Pumping Marvellous
 are proud to be one of five supporting organisation of this NICE Quality Standard for heart failure, and recognise the benefit of this quality standard in improving care for patients.  The five supporting organisations include:

We have supported the development of the *NICE Acute Heart Failure Quality Standard QS 103, which was published today.

You can view the quality standard by following this link: NICE: Acute Heart Failure Quality Standard QS 103

This quality standard is expected to contribute to improvements in the following outcomes:

  • mortality rates
  • incidence of major cardiovascular events (non‑fatal myocardial infarction, stroke)
  • length of hospital stay
  • readmission rates
  • incidence of adverse events (withdrawal of beta‑blockers and other disease‑modifying drugs)
  • quality of life

* NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.