Former HQIP commissioned programmes

Information and links to resources regarding programmes previously commissioned by HQIP.
National Pain Audit

The National Pain Audit was commissioned in England and Wales between 2009 – 2013 as a result of the Chief Medical Officer's report of 2008: ‘Pain: Breaking Through the Barrier' which expressed concern that the needs of people with chronic pain were being poorly served by the NHS and wider society. It formed part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) and was managed by the British Pain Society and Dr Foster Intelligence.

National Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Audit

 The National Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Audit was commissioned in England and Wales between 2009 – 2011 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (who now trade as NHS Digital) and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 

National Kidney Care Audit Vascular Access

The National Kidney Care Audit was commissioned in England and Wales between 2008 – 2011 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (who now trade as NHS Digital). 

National Audit of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Sydrome (SADS)

The National Audit of Sudden Arrythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) was commissioned in England and Wales from 2008 – 2012 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the UK Cardiac Pathology Network (UK CPN) in collaboration with the Health and Social Care Information Centre (who now trade as NHS Digital). 

 

National Audit of Schizophrenia

The National Audit of National Audit of Schizophrenia was commissioned in England and Wales between 2010 – 2015 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI). It assessed the care for people affected by schizophrenia who were living in the community in England and Wales and examined how well guidelines produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence were being followed. 

National Audit of Psychological Therapies

The National Audit of Psychological Therapies (NAPT) was commissioned in England and Wales between 2012 – 2014 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI). The audit aimed to evaluate and improve the quality of treatment and care received by people with anxiety and depression.

National Audit of Continence Care

The National Audit of Continence Care was commissioned in England and Wales between 2004 – 2012 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the Royal College of Physicians.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease National Clinical Audit Project

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Audit was commissioned in England and Wales between 2006 – 2017 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the Royal College of Physicians.

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Audit

Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is a prevalent condition that affects 20 - 30% of women of a reproductive age. The Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Audit was commissioned in England and Wales between 2010 – 2015 as part of the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). It was managed by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG). The audit examined the care received by women with HMB and assessed patient outcomes and experience of care. The audit consisted of an organisational audit of acute NHS providers in England and Wales and a prospective audit of patient-reported outcomes for women with the condition.

National Head and Neck Cancer Audit

Head and neck cancer was commissioned in England and Wales from 2005 to 2017 as a topic in the centrally-funded National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). The most common sites for head and neck cancer are the larynx (throat) and oral cavity (mouth). Head and neck cancer treatment requires a wide range of expertise, and treatment is usually discussed and agreed by multidisciplinary teams (MDTs). The aim of this audit was to produce meaningful results that act as a vehicle to improve delivery of care to patients.