HQIP statutory and mandatory requirements in clinical audit guidance

Guidance Published: Author: HQIP

This table tool summarises the current statutory and mandatory requirements imposed on healthcare providers who work in the NHS in England. It takes as its central tenets the following: When carried out in accordance with best practice standards, clinical audit provides assurance of compliance with clinical standards; identifies and minimises risk, waste and inefficiencies; improves the quality of care and patient outcomes.

Reviewed 2016