The Health and Social Care Information Centre are commissioned to run audits by a number of organisations including the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership, British Heart Foundation and Royal College of Surgeons. You can read about the national audits conducted on this page.

Other Useful Links

  • The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) provides support, guidance and advice for all national clinical audits.

    See their Literature about Clinical Audit page for useful information on conducting audits.

  • The National Clinical Audit Advisory Group (NCAAG) has been established by the Department of Health to drive the reinvigoration of the national clinical audit programme and provide a national focus for discussion and advice on matters relating to clinical audit. The NCAAG is also the steering group for the expanded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP), hosted by HQIP.

  • Clinical Audit Support Centre is a privately-run company based in Leicester. 'The Clinical Audit Support Centre offers a new and innovative approach to the delivery of clinical audit. It is our aim to facilitate and support audit projects that improve patient care and enhance service delivery. We work in partnership with healthcare professionals and non-healthcare professionals to deliver practical and user-friendly quality improvement materials that represent excellent value for money.'