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Clinical Audit Summit 2017: Clinical Audit for Improvement

The Clinical Audit Summit 2017, as supported by HQIP and the National Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit Network (NQICAN) will bring together clinicians and managers leading local Clinical Audit for Improvement.

Variability in testing exposing high risk patients to chronic kidney disease, national clinical audit finds

The National CKD Audit, the first of its kind, reports wide variations in diagnostic testing among patients at high risk of developing CKD, such as people with diabetes and heart disease.
17 Jan 2017

Can the Prime Minister’s ‘shared society’ really tackle inadequacies in young people’s mental health care?

HQIP Clinical Fellow and Child Psychiatry trainee, Saffron Homoyoun, comments on Teresa May's vision for child mental health care reform. 
13 Jan 2017

90% of men receiving curative treatment for prostate cancer say their care was very good

Ninety percent of men who had surgery or radiotherapy to cure their prostate cancer in the English NHS rated their care as 8 or above on a scale ranging from 0 (“very poor”) to 10 (“very good”) according to the third annual report of the National Prostate Cancer Audit (NPCA). 
14 Dec 2016

Survival rates for patients receiving lung cancer surgery rise as number of operations increase

The new report published by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (SCTS), demonstrates further improvements in survival rates following lung cancer surgery.
06 Dec 2016