Clinical News

HQIP improves its online NCA information

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:44

A range of improvements to HQIP’s online national clinical audit (NCA) information has just been launched. Both the Quality Accounts resource and NCAPOP publication schedule are updated as part of an ongoing programme to improve the way HQIP shares information with clinical audit colleagues.

National Bowel Cancer Audit Report 2012

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:32

About a quarter of bowel cancer patients in England are diagnosed with the disease only after an emergency admission to hospital, new advanced research from a national audit has found. Details extracted from the report can be found on the HQIP website.

Obesity surgery 'no quick fix'

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:26

NCEPOD called for improvements in presurgery counselling for bariatric surgery and patient-consent procedures, as outlined in their report"Too Lean a Service?"

HQIP launches new PPI learning tool and resources

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:15

HQIP has launched three new products to help organisations achieve successful patient and public involvement in clinical audit. These are a guide to developing a patient panel, a guide to developing a patient-friendly audit report, and an online learning tool for patients involved in audit.

HQIP has invited patients, carers, volunteers as well as clinical audit professionals to test the online learning tool, which aims to introduce clinical audit to patients, and others, who want to be involved in clinical audit activity in their local organisation.

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