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Clinical audit

NICE produces clinical audit tools for local clinical audit to improve care, containing clinical audit standards based on NICE guidance.

The most recent documents are Excel based and also contain:

  • a data collection sheet
  • a clinical audit report that provides basic information about the audit and automatically displays the audit results
  • an action plan template
  • an appendix containing a printable data collection form.

Previous versions of the Clinical audit tools produced by NICE to accompany guidance were called Audit support or Audit criteria.

Access all the clinical audit documents from the list below. The most recent clinical audit tools can be found at the bottom of the list.

For quick access to some recent examples of the clinical audit tools we produce, please follow the links below:

Clinical audit tools for CG156 Fertility

Clinical audit tools for CG157 Hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease

Clinical audit tool for CG158 Conduct disorders in children and young people

Tell us what you think

We want to hear what you think of clinical audit and your experiences of using them.

Details of some of the work we have done to improve our audit tools can be found in the NICE clinical audit survey report 2011.

External Reference Group

If you are a clinical audit specialist or healthcare professional who would be prepared to help us review the clinical audit tools, please apply to join our 'Audit Panel'.

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Ref Title Setting
CG43 Obesity: audit criteria
CG44 Heavy menstrual bleeding: audit criteria
CG45 Antenatal and postnatal mental health: audit criteria
IPG205 Fetal cystoscopy for diagnosis and treatment of lower urinary outflow tract obstruction: Audit criteria
IPG202 Fetal vesico-amniotic shunt for lower urinary tract outflow obstruction: Audit criteria
IPG190 Insertion of pleuro-amniotic shunt for fetal pleural effusion - audit criteria
IPG199 Septostomy with our without amnioreduction for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: Audit Criteria
IPG200 Photo-dynamic therapy for early oesophageal cancer: Audit criteria
IPG192 Amnioinfusion for oligohydramnios during pregnancy: Audit criteria
IPG197 Intramedullary distraction for lower limb lengthening: Audit criteria
IPG201 Preoperative high dose rate brachytherapy for rectal cancer: Audit criteria
IPG209 Implantation of accommodating intraocular lenses during cataract surgery: Audit criteria
IPG210 Injectable bulking agents for faecal incontinence: Audit criteria
IPG196 Patient safety and reduction of risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) via interventional procedures: Audit criteria
IPG219 Lower limb deep vein valve reconstruction for chronic deep venous incompetence: Audit criteria
IPG222 Endoscopic augmentation of the lower oesophageal sphincter using hydrogel implants for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: Audit criteria
PH2 Four commonly used methods to increase physical activity: audit criteria
PH1 Brief interventions and referral for smoking cessation: audit criteria
PH3 Prevention of sexually transmitted infections and under 18 conceptions: audit criteria
PH5 Workplace interventions to promote smoking cessation: audit criteria (for PCTs and their providers)

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