QI and audit

The 2013-18 National COPD Audit Programme included the first national audits of pulmonary rehabilitation in the UK. Reports from the 2015 and 2017 audits are available below, along with additional information on quality improvement:

Steps to breathe better: results from the 2015 clinical audit

Time to breathe better: results from the 2015 organisational audit

Beyond breathing better: outcomes of patients in the 2015 audit

An exercise in improvement: results from the 2017 clinical and organisational audits, along with QI slide sets



Further pulmonary rehabilitation audits will take place as part of a new National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme led by the Royal College of Physicians: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/national-asthma-and-copd-audit-programme-nacap