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HQIP currently commissions several national audits and clinical outcome review programmes operating in the clinical areas of maternity services, perinatal services, and child health. At present, these programmes are commissioned as separate contracts and there is limited scope for systematic overview or alignment, and support for collaborative working.
The National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Audit Programme’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) Report reveals substantial health benefits received by patients who complete PR treatment yet many patients are not being referred, and many patients (40%) find it difficult to complete the PR programme.
COPD Audit Programme’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) Report reveals substantial benefits for patients who complete treatment yet many not being referred, and many find it difficult to complete programmes.
HQIP is pleased to announce a delegate discount of more than 30% for eBulletin subscribers for March 2016’s Clinical Audit for Improvement Conference in London as part of our formal support for the event
A quarter of patients found to have abnormal cells in their food pipe are not undergoing pioneering treatment which could prevent them from developing cancer, the National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit 2015 warns
MBRRACE-UK has published the first perinatal mortality surveillance report for Trusts and Health Boards in the UK. This is a Supplement to the MBRRACE?UK perinatal mortality surveillance report for births.
The National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) commissioners’ report highlights today, that Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in England should question the length of stay for rehabilitation beds they commission in community hospitals and care homes for hip fracture, and other conditions affecting older people because NHS information systems are not reliably recording this information.
The second annual SSNAP report reveals today that despite steady progress in stroke care, further work needs to be done to ensure that patients have access to key interventions and assessments when they are admitted to hospital.
The 11th annual report of the National Lung Cancer Audit (NLCA), published today by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), reveals that despite significant progress in lung cancer care during the first 5 years of the audit, there have been no significant improvements since then.