National Paediatric Diabetes Audit news
21/08/2013: Updated information on NPDA data submission for 2012/13 and the 2013 NPDA PREM
The NPDA Annual Report for 2010-11 is now available
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health are delighted to announce that the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit Annual Report, covering 2010-11 data, is.
Hard copies of this report will be distributed to all Paediatric Diabetes Units in England and Wales, NHS Trust and Health Board audit departments, Chief Executives, Medical Directors and all other project stakeholders in due course.
Important update for users of stand-alone Twinkle (updated August 13, 2012)
After several discussions with existing stand-alone Twinkle sites, Hicom has agreed to make specification changes to the stand-alone system which will enable those sites to export data to the NPDA in the new format. Please note however that any new fields included in the revised NPDA dataset for 2010/11 will be output as a blank.
Hicom see this as a temporary measure and they will not be able to provide development to add in any new fields to the stand-alone database, so the only changes will be to the NPDA extract. Hicome hope to be in a position to deliver this change by the end of August, to enable you to extract your data before 28 September.
If you wish to go ahead and request this change, there will be a charge of £125 +VAT, which Hicom will offset against any future upgrade to Twinkle.NET (within the next 12 months).
For further details please contact Shelly Davies, Account Manager for Hicom: Shelly.Davies@hicom.co.uk
What are the alternative ways of submitting data?
Twinkle users should be aware that the following alternative modes of submission are also available:
- Submit data manually by completing the CSV template which can be downloaded directly from the RCPCH Electronic Web Platform
- Submit data manually by using the online Questionnaire feature of the Electronic Web Platform. For full instuctions on how to do this, please refer to the (PDF, 966kb).
Updated NPDA dataset for 2011/12
We are pleased to announce that thedeveloped for the 2011/12 audit has received full approval from the National Information Governance Board (NIGB).
Many of the data items are similar to those used in previous years; however this year there is additional information required about thyroid and coeliac disease screening, a fuller lipid profile and information about every inpatient stay related to diabetes.
Contact the NPDA team, RCPCH, 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH, Tel: 020 7092 6157. Email: email@example.com
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