What is clinical audit? And other frequently asked questions

Guidance Published: Author: HQIP

This simple guide covers the following FAQs:

  • What is clinical audit?
  • What is national audit and patient outcomes measurement?
  • 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?
  • Why should my organisation participate in national and local audit?
  • We are a local Trust. Which national audits do we have to participate in?