The information available from this webpage comes from the National Diabetes Inpatient Safety Audit (NDISA). The NDISA measures the frequency of avoidable diabetic harms. The NDISA audit is part of the National Diabetes Audit (NDA) programme commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) and managed by NHS England, in collaboration with Diabetes UK.
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 (NCAPOP).
What information is being made available?
NDISA data for 2018-2021 covers the provision of inpatient services in England and Wales and diabetes-specific inpatient harms in England.
These data do not list individual patient information nor do they contain any patient identifiable data.
Using and interpreting the data
Data from NDISA 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. For each NDISA report, a data file will be made available in CSV format.
What period does the data cover?
The NDISA 2018-2021 report covers:
the provision of inpatient services in England and Wales on 1 October 2021; and
diabetes-specific inpatient harms in England between May 2018 and October 2021.