Clinical Audit Awareness Week 2022

Clinical Audit Awareness Week (CAAW) 2022 took place from 13-17 June 2022. Run in collaboration with the National Quality Improvement (incl. Clinical Audit) Network (N-QI-CAN), the 2022 event centred around the Clinical Audit Heroes Awards.

Who were the 2022 Clinical Audit Heroes?

Patient Safety Hero
Winner: The Critical Care audit Team at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. Commended: Corrine DaCosta, Advanced Neonatal Practitioner

Patient Advocate Hero
We received excellent entries that involved patient engagement/advocacy across all award categories, so awarded multiple winners in other categories. Read the full update here

Influencing Change Hero
Winner: Trauma Team at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Commended: Deborah Douglas, Clinical Fellow; PIMS-TS at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Health Inequalities Hero
Joint winner (national): National Paediatric Diabetes Audit
Joint winner (local): Maternity Cultural Transformation Team at Epsom and St Helier NHS University Trust

Future-proofing Healthcare Hero
Winner: Sustainable Respiratory Care Audit Team, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (case study and blog). Commended: Enhanced Care and Support Team at Bolton Hospital NHS Trust

Lunch-and-Learn events

The winners were announced (and invited to present) at a series of five online Lunch-and-Learn events, hosted by N-QI-CAN, during Clinical Audit Awareness Week 2022. To listen to recordings of these events, use the links below:

  • Monday 13 June: Patient Safety
    Dr Josie O’Heney, HQIP (Key speaker); Vicky Patel, N-QI-CAN (Chair); Jordan Thompson, NECAN (Facilitator). Watch back here
  • Tuesday 14 June: Patient Advocate
    Kim Rezel, HQIP (Key speaker): Adrian Hardy and Carol Munt (SUN members); Sarah Chessell, N-QI-CAN (Chair); Craig Short, EMCAIN (Faciltator). Watch back here
  • Wednesday 15 June: Influencing Change
    Sam Riley, NHSEI (Key speaker); Vicky Patel, N-QI-CAN (Chair); Laila Gregory, LQICAN (Facilitator). Watch back here
  • Thursday 16 June: Health Inequalities
    Caroline Rogers, HQIP (Key speaker); Sarah Chessell, N-QI-CAN (Chair); Sarah Byrne, MQICAN (Facilitator). Watch back here
  • Friday 17 June: Future-proofing Healthcare
    James Mountford, NHSEI (Key speaker); Vicky Patel, N-QI-CAN (Chair); Mojgan Sani, SECAN (Facilitator). Watch back here

The presentation slides are available to view and download on the N-QI-CAN forum.

Find out more about Clinical Audit Awareness Week.