Table 1.

Patients with HF on the cardiology ward, classified according to whether tests for iron deficiency were arranged across three PDSA cycles

Cycle 1Cycle 2Cycle 3
Total HF patients321220
HF Patients tested for iron deficiency18614
HF Patient not tested for iron deficiency1466
HF Patients with iron deficiency (% of those tested)11 (61%)0 (0%)6 (42%)
Percentage tested for iron deficiency56%50%70%