NQIP projects

Staff Engagement


Improving staff experience through engagement in Quality Improvement

                    Staff Engagement           

NQIP publications


BMJ Quality Improvement report

Improving access to Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP): the 2-week wait for cancer comes to psychosis (co-written by Dr Peter Carter, Early Intervention in Psychosis service, NELFT)

Read the full report here


Valued care in mental health: Improving for excellence

A national model to support continuous improvement of services, drawing on the experience and skill in the mental health sector. Read the full report here. You can also read our case study on page 83.

CAIN reports

Clinical Audit Forms & Documents including Report Templates


BASELINE Clinical Audit Report Template (not national audits)

Once you have decided on your topic you should register your audit project using the latest version of the Clinical audit proposal form with the Trust Audit Facilitators. This will need to be agreed with the Audit Supervisor prior to sending the form to the team. Please see the guidance for help in completing your proposal.


Further information and relevant documents can be found below:

Clinical Audit Report Writing Guidance

BASELINE Clinical Audit Report Template (not national audits)

RE-AUDIT Clinical Audit Report Template (not national audits)

National Audits Summary with Action Plan Template

Clinical Audit Re-audit Dashboard Report Template

NCISH Summary and Action Plan Report Template

Request for Audit Completion Date Extension

Request to Design an Audit Tool

De-registering a Clinical Audit Project

Clinical Audit Power Point Presentation Template

 Clinical Audit Poster Template


Approved NELFT Annual Clinical Audit Programmes

Clinical Audit Shared Learning


Learning from Clinical Audit

2016/17 (PDF's)

Completed Clinical Audit Summaries

2017/18 (PDF's)

2016/17 (PDF's)

Completed Clinical Audits - Posters

2016/17 (PDF's)

2015/16 (PDF's)

NELFT participation in National Audits