National Advisory Group on Clinical Audit and Enquiries (NAGCAE)


Read the National Advisory Group on Clinical Audit and Enquiries minutes.

Annual Reports

Documents and Guidance

June 2013: Chief Quality Officer: a new executive member of Trust Boards

In response to the suggestion in February 2013 ‘Audit staff in Trusts: recommendations for reinvigoration’ of the need to strengthen quality management on Trust Boards, an outline of the skills, knowledge and role of Chief Quality Officers was produced.

February 2013: Audit staff in Trusts – recommendations for reinvigoration

NAGCAE has made recommendations to NHS England on how the role of audit staff could be improved in Trusts.

January 2011: Outliers Guidance

NCAAG, supported by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), has made recommendations, accepted by the Department of Health on the Detection and Management of Outliers identified through national clinical audits.

November 2010: Guidance on Data linkage between National Clinical Audits and other databases

NCAAG, working collaboratively with the NHS Information Centre, the Office for National Statistics and the Ethics and Confidentiality Committee of the National Information Governance Board, has prepared guidance on “Data linkage between national clinical audits and other databases at individual patient level”.

Contact NAGCAE

NAGCAE secretariat: Liz Smith & Anna Kisielewska
Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership
45 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AE
Telephone: 020 7469 2500

NAGCAE information

Read the background, membership and terms of reference of NAGCAE.