Find out what reports have been published in the latest audits of diabetes care in England and Wales and download and read our easy-to-read versions aimed at people with diabetes and the general public.
Latest information on data collection and reports are available from the NHS Digital website:
- The NDA Insulin Pump Report 2016-17 was published in June 2018.
- The NDA Core Audit 2016-17 National Report: Care processes and treatment targets in England and Wales was published in March 2018. It includes the full key findings, recommendations, case-mix adjusted results and banding for performance, a ranking of practices within CCGs, results of analysis for multiple readings as well as information for learning disability and severe mental illness. Data is available at national, CCG, LHB, specialist provider and GP practice level.
- The NDA Complications and Mortality Report 2015-16 was published in July 2017.
- The National Diabetes Transition Audit Report 2011 – 2017 was published in January 2019. The national and service level reports link data from the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit and the NDA Core Audit on young people with Type 1 for the audit period 2011-12 to 2016-17.
National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA)
- The NaDIA 2017 reports, published in March 2018, provide a summary of the 2017 audit findings for England and Wales as well as comparative hospital results at an individual site level.
- Further information on the NaDIA can be found on the NHS Digital website.
National Diabetes Foot care Audit (NDFA)
- The NDFA 2014-2017 report, published in March 2018, collected data on 19,453 people with acute diabetic foot ulcers. The findings are reported at national, commissioner, provider and network level.
- A new Hospital Admission Report 2014-16 was published in October 2017. Patients in the NDFA have been linked to hospital admissions data in England and Wales, allowing analysis of hospital inpatient activity during the six months following first expert assessment by the specialist foot care service. The report includes: all hospital admissions, foot disease admissions, length of stay, revascularisation and amputation.
- As the NDFA is a continuous data collection, services can commence participation at any time. All services that treat diabetic foot ulcers are expected to participate in the NDFA and participating services should attempt to record data on all new referrals to their service.
National Pregnancy in Diabetes (NPID) audit
- NPID audit national and regional reports (2016) were published in October 2017.
- NPID audit is a continuous data collection. The next data submission deadline is early 2018.
Other relevant reports and resources
The NDA has published a Guide to Quality Improvement in Specialist Diabetes Services (PDF, 210KB), which offers a brief but comprehensive review of the principles and practice of improvement methodology, together with suggestions for how these examples can be applied to diabetes care.
The National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network (NCVIN) provides a range of diabetes data, tools and information to support improvement activity.