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Clinical audits and registries

NHS Digital runs clinical audits and registries for the health and care system in England.

We help partners like the Department of Health and the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership compare the performance of health and care services against standards and national trends so that they can improve patient outcomes. Clinical audits and registries are developed and delivered by the Clinical Audits and Registries Management Service, working with clinical specialists, patient representatives and universities. They are commissioned by various organisations, including government, charities and academia.

View the icon CARMS calendar [21.59Kb] to see submission deadlines.

Our clinical audits & registries

Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry

Details of breast implant procedures completed in England by both the NHS and private providers, where patients have consented to their data being added.

Female Genital Mutilation Datasets

The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset supports the Department of Health's FGM Prevention Programme by presenting a national picture of the prevalence of FGM in England.

National Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation

Comprehensive audit data to support the monitoring and improvement of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation services

National Bowel Cancer Audit

A high-profile, collaborative, national clinical audit for bowel cancer, including colon and rectal cancer.

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Supporting clinical audits

Clinical Audit Platform

We provide a single, secure web-based platform that is easily accessible for anyone who is submitting data for clinical audits or registries.

Clinical Audits and Registries Management Service (CARMS)

CARMS works collaboratively with clinical specialists and patients representatives to develop and deliver clinical audits and registries.

Clinical audits and registries news

Our quarterly bulletins provide an overview of current work on audits and registries.

icon CARMS ebulletin summer 2016 [456.17Kb]

icon Spring 2016 Bulletin [320.88Kb]

icon Autumn 2015 Bulletin [388.55Kb]

icon Summer 2015 Bulletin [432.69Kb]

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Have a question? Call us on 0300 303 5678 or contact enquiries@nhsdigital.nhs.uk.

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