National Clinical Audit induction

We offer full induction days for individuals or groups on the national clinical audit and patient outcomes programme (NCAPOP). Sessions are delivered by an expert team ensuring broad learning and insight into national clinical audit.

“Superb day. Absolutely outstanding. Wonderful”
James Klewe, Trust Clinical Lead, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

What does it involve?

Induction days cover a range of topics, including:

  • Introduction to the NCAPOP
  • National clinical audit benchmarking
  • The relationship between national clinical audit, HQIP, NHSE, CQC and other programmes for example Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT)
  • Understanding outliers and actions Trusts should take
  • Quality improvement
  • Working with NHS Trust providers
  • An overview of recent publication and those pending including different types of outputs
  • The Quality Accounts List of audits – dealing with topic selection at NHS Trust level
  • Resources to help Trusts including an introduction to The Directory

Who is the training relevant to?

People working in NHS Trusts including:

  • Those working in clinical audit roles – for example in clinical audit departments or inputting and contributing data to national clinical audits
  • Medical directors and directors of nursing
  • Chief medical officers and chief nurses
  • Clinical audit leads
  • Trust Boards including non-executive directors

What will you get out of this training?

  • Expert workshop
  • Resource booklet to take away
  • Up to date reference list
  • CPD HQIP certificate

We can provide bespoke induction days for directorates – for example medical directorates or maternity units – focusing on situation specific publication and outputs.

We can also deliver bespoke package for roles from trainee level through senior clinical level roles or on specific audits or reviews.

Case studies

Supporting the participation of independent healthcare providers in the NCAPOP: A feasibility pilot project »

HQIP, funded by the Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN), led on a feasibility study exploring Independent Sector (IS) participation in the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP).

Understanding Health Data Access »

Understanding Health Data Access (UHDA) was a project funded by the Health Foundation and delivered  by our project team, that aimed to demystify the rules on sharing patient data beyond the direct provision of healthcare.

Service Reconfiguration case study

Clinical service reconfiguration for an NHS Trust undergoing merger »

A partnership of three NHS Trusts approached HQIP to act as a 'critical friend' to check and challenge their thinking in the implementation of a major reconfiguration of vascular services.

Leading multi-disciplinary teams towards consensus

Leading multi-disciplinary teams towards consensus »

The team at HQIP is highly skilled at convening groups of multi-professional experts across fields and disciplines to work through challenges and arrive at consensus decisions that lead to improved patient care.

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