NOD is a core element of the RCOphth's quality improvement work delivering on the organistion's vision to ensure everyone has access to and receives high quality eye care for prevention and treatment of eye disease to optimise, preserve and restore sight.
The audit is intended to quality assure cataract surgery for patients. It serves as a powerful driver of quality improvement with year on year reductions in complication rates. Data is received from both public and private sectors and the RCOphth encourages participation of all cataract surgery service providers.
The audit aims to improve the care patients undergoing AMD treatment receive. The Audit will provide quality assurance measures for key outcomes and inform quality improvement of services. Information will be collected on care provided care against specific metrics.
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2023 Data Submission for NOD Audits
For centres using the Medisoft/MediSIGHT EMR, data extractions are scheduled between 02 May and 02 June 2023, and you will be contacted directly by Medisoft to make arrangements.
For centres using the OpenEyes EMR, Epic EMR, bespoke EMR and non-EMR systems, please liaise with your IT department or relevant personnel to arrange for the extraction, and transfer of data to NOD via the audit website.
You may want to check your centre’s information prior to submission.