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One in four hospitals is more than 25% short of thrombolysis target

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7374.1190/a (Published 23 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1190
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    English hospitals have made great strides in treating people who have had a heart attack, according to a report published by the Royal College of Physicians, but are still behind government targets.

    The myocardial infarction national audit project, which is funded by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence, reviewed the treatment of heart attack in English hospitals in the first half of 2002.

    The project measures performance against four targets intended to improve …

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