The Trust is committed to embedding Clinical Audit and Quality Improvement throughout the organisation.  This is facilitated through a centralised Clinical Audit & Effectiveness Team that provides support, guidance and education for healthcare professionals on a divisional basis.The team is comprised of five full time staff members and provides the following functions:

  • Support, guidance and education for healthcare professionals on all aspects of clinical audit and quality improvement
  • Support and guidance to ensure that necessary documentation is complete:- CA-QI Registration Form- Clinical Audit Results/Report
  • Maintain and manage a database of its activity within the Trust
  • Work with Divisional and Specialty Clinical Audit Leads to inform and manage CA-QI programmes
  • Provide regular reports for the purposes of managing activity and providing corporate assurance
  • Provide evidence of compliance with national standards and indicators
  • Work with the Postgraduate Medical Centre and Joint Education Library to support clinical education

Clinical Audit and Effectiveness is part of the Trust's Quality Governance Team.