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National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme (NACAP): COPD clinical audit 2018/19
Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership
14 June 2021
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COPD clinical audit 2018/19 is the third clinical audit report post launch of continuous data collection (on 1 February 2017). It presents data describing the cohort of patients discharged between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019. It presents key process measures including provision of timely review by a member of the respiratory team, oxygen prescription, provision of non-invasive ventilation, spirometry, recording of smoking status and referral to behavioural change invention and/or being prescribed stop smoking drugs for current smokers. Also, NEWS2 scores and discharge processes.
Contributing to the overarching national quality improvement (QI) objectives of the NACAP, it serves to empower stakeholders to use audit data to facilitate improvements in the quality of care.