The National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit (NPID) is a workstream of the National Diabetes Audit (NDA) and is managed by NHS Digital under an agreement with the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) on behalf of NHS England and the Welsh Government.
The NDA is delivered by NHS Digital, in partnership with Diabetes UK and the National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network (part of Public Health England).
Making clinical audit data transparent
In his transparency and open data letter to Cabinet Ministers on 7 July 2011, the Prime Minister made a commitment to make clinical audit data available from the national audits within the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme.
What information is being made available?
National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit data for 2018 is available at England and Wales, Region and Provider level for:
Quality of care during pregnancy
Using and interpreting the data
Data from the National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit should not be looked at in isolation when assessing standards of care.
Accessing the data
The data are being made available on the data.gov website. Local Health Boards and Specialist Diabetes Services are identified by organisation code.
What does the data cover?
The audit looks to address the following three key questions:
Were women with diabetes adequately prepared for pregnancy?
Were appropriate steps taken during pregnancy to minimise
adverse outcomes to the mother?
Were adverse neonatal outcomes minimised?
What period does the data cover?
This data covers the findings from the National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit for the period 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018. This National Report was published on 10 October 2019.