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by Robin Burgess and Rob Chaplin
Last updated: June 2020 by Dr Bosky Nair and
Dr Amar Shah
Clinical audit is a simple and effective
mechanism for assuring ourselves about quality of care. It has been
practised since the middle of the 19th century and has been
enshrined in the professional regulations of Royal Colleges and the
General Medical Council.
As well as ensuring compliance with minimum
standards, clinical audit:
This module enables practitioners to understand the basics of
clinical audit and why they should use it. By the end of the module
we hope that you will be able to prepare for and implement a
clinical audit within your own practice.
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