PPI Case Studies

We have a range of case studies which demonstrate real examples of implementation of patient and public involvement in clinical audit. Most of these were selected for our Richard Driscoll Memorial Awards. Click on the case studies below to view them.

PPI Case studies 2019

Case Study – National Cardiac Audit Programme (NCAP) Case Study – National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression

National Cardiac Audit Programme

The National Cardiac Audit Programme (NCAP), from the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR), which is hosted by Barts Health NHS Trust, was set up in 2017 to bring together six formerly separate cardiac audits into one overarching programme.

National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression

The National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and
Depression (NCAAD) was set up in 2017 to
measure and improve the quality of NHS-funded
care and treatment of service users with a
primary diagnosis of anxiety and/or depressive
disorder within secondary care services.

Case Study – National Early Inflammatory Arthritis Audit (NEIAA) Case Study – National Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit (FFFAP) 2019

National Early Inflammatory Arthritis Audit

The NEIAA launched in May 2018 and is looking in
detail at what happens to patients over 16 years
of age in England and Wales with suspected early
inflammatory arthritis (EIA) when they are
referred to a rheumatology service.

National Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit

Over 500,000 fragility fractures occur every year.
This is a huge economic burden upon health
services; approximately £5.25 billion, and an
epidemic that has lasting physical and emotional
repercussions.


PPI Case studies 2018