Intermediate level clinical audit training for clinicians (Apr 2012)

The online educational resource ‘Intermediate level clinical audit training for clinicians' was produced for HQIP by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).

This package is comprised of four complimentary sessions. Covering 1-2 hours total study time, these four elements are: 1 - Thinking about doing clinical audit; 2 - Identifying and collecting data; 3 - Analysing and interpreting data; 4 - Feedback and changing practice.

Session 1, Plan:
Thinking about doing clinical audit
Session 2, Do:
Identifying and collecting data
Session 3, Study:
Analysing and interpreting data
Session 4, Act:
Feedback and changing practice

Background to ‘Intermediate level clinical audit training for clinicians':

Consortium Members

  • The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
  • The Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
  • The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)

Clinical Lead

Dr James Paton is the clinical lead for the Clinical Audit e-learning project. He is currently Clinical Reader in Medical Research at the University of Glasgow.

James Paton has been Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Respiratory Disease at the University of Glasgow since 1989 and a Reader since 2003.  His main current research interests are in health services research in paediatric asthma care and in physical activity in young children and its role in the development of obesity.


This eLearning can also be found on the RCPCH website: