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NCAPOP Library (latest published clinical audit reports)

Welcome to the NCAPOP library, where you can access the most recent clinical audit reports for the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme.

Please see the the NCAPOP Publication Schedule to find out planned dates for future publications (subject to change).

For more information, please contact HQIP.



Medical and surgical (NCEPOD)

National Joint Registry

National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA)


Bowel Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

Lung Cancer

Non-audit reports on the pathological diagnosis of lung cancer:

Oesophago-Gastric Cancer 

 Prostate Cancer 

 Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction (audit closed)

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Child Health (CHR-UK)

Epilepsy 12

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Maternal, Newborn and Infant (MBRRACE-UK)

Neonatal intensive and special care (NNAP)

Paediatric Intensive Care (PICANet)

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Adult Cardiac Surgery

Congenital Heart Disease

Coronary Angioplasty 
Cardiac Rhythm Management (coronary arrhythmia)
Heart Failure
Myocardial Ischaemia (MINAP)
National Audit of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS)

National Vascular Registry (NVR)

NVR includes the work of the Carotid Interventions Audit and other new streams.  Reports from the Carotid Interventions Audit can be found below.

Cartoid Interventions (Cartoid Endarterectomy)

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Diabetes - adult
Diabetes - paediatric 
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Food and Nutrition (audit closed)

Renal Services (audit closed)

Chronic Kidney Disease

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Learning disabilities

National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide (NCISH)

Psychological Therapies (NAPT)

Schizophrenia (NAS)

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Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP)

SSNAP comprises the work of two former audits, the National Sentinel Stroke Audit and the Stroke Improvement National Audit Project (SINAP). Reports from the National Sentinel Stroke Audit and SINAP can be found below.

National Sentinel Stroke Audit (now part of SSNAP)
Stroke Improvement National Audit Project (now part of SSNAP)

Falls and Fragility Fractures Audit Programme (FFFAP)

FFFAP comprises the work of two former audits; Falls and Bone Health and the Hip Fracture Database. Reports from Falls and Bone Health and the Hip Fracture Database can be found below.

Falls and Bone Health (now part of FFFAP)
Hip Fracture Database (now part of FFFAP)
Continence Care (audit closed)

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