Frequently asked questions

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Go to questions about HQIP & our work >

  • What is a national clinical audit/outcomes project?
  • What do you mean by local clinical audit?
  • What do you mean by National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme?
  • How do national audits within the NCAPOP get chosen for funding?
  • What will HQIP do to maintain patient confidentiality?

Go to questions about audit generally >

  • What is clinical audit?
  • Who should be involved in clinical audit?
  • What is the difference between clinical audit and research?
  • What is the difference between a clinical audit and a patient outcome programme?
  • What is the difference between a clinical audit and a registry?
  • What is the difference between a clinical audit and a patient satisfaction survey?

Go to questions about audit in your organisation >

  • Why should my organisation participate in national and local audit? 
  • We are a local Trust. Which national audits do we have to participate in?
  • How should we choose which local audits to support?
  • What funding is available for local audits?
  • What resources are available for delivering successful audit at trust and CCG level?

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