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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.

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Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry

Details of breast implant procedures completed in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland by both the NHS and private providers.


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Core National Diabetes Audit

The Core National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is one of the largest annual clinical audits in the world, integrating data from both primary and secondary care sources, making it the most comprehensive audit of its kind.


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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.


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National Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation

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


National Bowel Cancer Audit

The National Bowel Cancer Audit is a high-profile, collaborative, national clinical audit for bowel cancer, including colon and rectal cancer.


National Diabetes Audit and Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDA-DPP) pilot study

This pilot looked at how GP practices record information on non-diabetic hyperglycaemia, (pre-diabetes), to identify the best way to add this data to the National Diabetes Audit dataset.


National Diabetes Audit Programme

The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) Programme was originally developed to help improve services and monitor the impact of the diabetes national service framework (NSF).


National Diabetes Foot Care Audit

The National Diabetes Footcare Audit (NDFA) enables all diabetes footcare services to measure their performance against NICE clinical guidelines and peer units, and to monitor adverse outcomes for people with diabetes who develop diabetic foot disease.


National Diabetes Inpatient Audit

A snapshot audit of diabetes inpatient care in England and Wales.


National Diabetes In-patient Audit - Harms

NaDIA-Harms is a year round collection of four harms that can occur to diabetic inpatients in England.


National Diabetes Transition Audit

The National Diabetes Transition Audit links the National Diabetes Audit and National Paediatric Diabetes Audit datasets so that the care of young people with diabetes can be tracked during the transition from paediatric diabetes services to adult diabetes services.


National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit

Evaluates the process of care and the outcomes of treatment for all OG cancer patients, both curative and palliative.


National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit

Aims to support clinical teams to deliver better care and outcomes for women with diabetes who become pregnant.


National Pulmonary Hypertension Audit

Measures the quality of care, activity levels, access rates and patient outcomes of services in centres designated by the National Commissioning Group.


NHS Safety Thermometer

The safety thermometer is a measurement tool for improvement in health care, which focuses on the most common harms to patients.


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Out of Area Placements (OAPs)

This audit monitors OAPs in mental health services for adults in acute in patient care to support the government's ambition to stop them by 2020-21.


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Patient Experience of Diabetes Services

Part of the National Diabetes Audit, which measures patient experiences in primary care and specialist services.