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 inaugural Richard Driscoll Award in 2018. Click on the case studies below to view them.

Case Study – National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme (NACAP)

National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme

The National Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Audit Programme (NACAP) delivers audits of asthma and COPD care in England, Scotland and Wales

Case Study – National Diabetes Audit (NDA)

National Diabetes Audit

The National Diabetes Audit integrates data from primary and secondary care electronic records in England and Wales

Case Study – National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA)

National Emergency Laparotomy Audit

About 30,00 people have emergency laparotomy (EL) surgery every year in England & Wales. This can be be for a wide variety of reasons and effects age groups from 18-113 years old. EL surgery is very high risk, with 1 in 10 dying within 30 days

Case Study – Epilepsy12

Epilepsy12

Epilepsy12 was established in 2009 and has continued aims of helping epilepsy services, and those who commission health services, to measure and improve the quality of care for children and young people with seizures and epilepsies

Case Study – National Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit (FFFAP)

National Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit

There are an estimated half a million broken bones after a fall in the UK each year. The Fracture Liaison Service Database (FLS-DB) feeds back performance data

Case Study – National Lung Cancer Audit

National Lung Cancer Audit

In 2017 the National Lung Cancer Audit (NCLA), hosted by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), decided to develop the National Lung Cancer Audit

Case Study – National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA)

National Maternity and Perinatal Audit

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) is the largest quality improvement programme in maternity care in the world

 

Case Study: NNAP – improving magnesium sulphate uptake

National Neonatal Audit

The National Neonatal Audit Programme assess whether babies admitted to neonatal units in England and Wales receive consistent and high-quality care as measured by adherence to a set of agreed professional guidelines and standards