Developing a clinical audit policy & Developing a clinical audit strategy

Guidance | Published: 14 May 2020

The aim of these publications is to support healthcare providers in developing their organisational policy and strategy for clinical audit.

  • A policy on the use and conduct of clinical audit sets out the principles, roles, responsibilities and practices a healthcare provider will follow in auditing clinical practice, and improving the quality of services to meet the needs of patients, healthcare commissioners, healthcare regulators, and others
  • A strategy on the development of clinical audit describes how a healthcare provider will implement the policy and increase the impact of audit on clinical services

These guides are linked to, and should be read with, ‘Developing a clinical audit programme’ and ‘Documenting clinical audit – a guide to reporting and recording’.

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Developing a clinical audit policy & Developing a clinical audit strategy