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News: Clinical Audit and Registries Management Service (CARMS)

Spring 2017

The CARMS Spring 2017 eBulletin is now available here

The National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) Annual Report 2016 and Hospital Level Reports 2016 were published on 8March 2017. This year the report is presented in a reader-friendly, PowerPoint format allowing readers to use and adapt the slides for their own presentations. The report has also been separated into a number of 'short reports', allowing readers to easily access specific sections of the report. To see the NaDIA Annual Report 2016 please click here. Registrations for the 2017 NaDIA will open shortly.

The National Diabetes Footcare Audit (NDFA) Annual Report 2016 was published on 8 March 2017. The audit enables all diabetes foot care services to measure their performance against NICE clinical guidelines and peer units, and to monitor adverse outcomes for people with diabetes who develop diabetic foot disease. All organisations which provide a diabetic foot ulcer treatment service are eligible for inclusion in the audit. To see the 2014-2016 report click here

The Out of Area Placements (OAPs) team have introduced a number of new functionality improvements to the data collection system (CAP). These include: New data extract reports, a new facility to search for GP practice, a new bulk data upload facility and a new missing key fields report. For more information please visit the OAPs webpage by clicking here.

A Data Provision Notice for the Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry (BCIR) was issued to the NHS and Private Providers on January 17th 2017and can be seen by following this link: DPN for NHS and Private Providers. The BCIR, which launched in October 2016 records all breast implant procedures including primary implants and revision procedures in England by both the NHS and private providers. The registry currently has over 900 registered users, including surgeons and non-clinical staff. For more information or to find out how to register to take part visit the BCIR webpage.

A new webpage for the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset is now live and offers improved access to the FGM risk indicator, the FGM e-learning resources and the FGM enhanced dataset. To see the new webpage please click here. The latest report was published on March 7th 2017 and is available at FGM Reports.

Audit submission deadlines

For submission deadlines and report publication dates please look at the CARMS Calendar which you can access by following the link on the right of this page.

CARMS eBulletin archive

 pdf icon CASU ebulletin Issue 7 - Autumn 2015 [388kb]pdf icon CARMS ebulletin Issue 8 - Spring 2016 [320kb]pdf icon CARMS ebulletin Issue 9 - Summer 2016 [456kb]pdf icon CARMS ebulletin Issue 10 - Autumn 2016 [103kb]pdf icon CARMS ebulletin Issue 11 - Winter 2016 [118kb]

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