Each year, national and local level reports are published for each audit, which are available from theNHS Digital Search Catalogue. Additionally, Diabetes UK produces an easy-to-read version of the national audit findings for people with diabetes and the general public, which can be downloaded from this page.
Latest information on data collection and reports are available from the NHS Digital website:
- The NDA Complications and Mortality Report 2015-16 was published in July 2017.
- The NDA Insulin Pump Report 2015-16 was published in July 2017.
- The NDA Core Audit 2015-16 National Report: Care processes and treatment targets in England and Wales was published on 31 January 2017. It includes information on structured education as well as, for the first time, on the number of people with diabetes who have a learning disability. Data is available at national, CCG, LHB, specialist provider and GP practice level.
National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA)
- The Annual Report, published in March 2017, provides a summary of the 2016 audit findings for England and Wales, and where possible compares to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015 data. Comparative hospital analysis provides results at individual site level.
- The NaDIA 2017 data collection will take place between 25 and 29 September. Further information can be found on the NHS Digital website.
National Diabetes Foot care Audit (NDFA)
- The NDFA 2014-2016 report, published in March 2017, collected data on 11,000 people with acute diabetic foot ulcers. The findings are reported at national, commissioner, provider and network level.
- A new Hospital Admission Report 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 6 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
QI Guide for Specialist Services
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.