National Neonatal Audit Programme - transparency and open data

Access data from NNAP, a National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) project, commissioned and managed by HQIP.

Data files and access

We have made the data files from each audit year of the NNAP available for you to download below. They are also available on

Data from the NNAP need careful interpretation. They should not be considered in isolation when assessing standards of care. To help you interpret the data, please see our latest annual report and our guides to the NNAP measures for the relevant year.

National Clinical Audit Benchmarking (NCAB) project

NCAB provides a visual snapshot of individual Trust audit data set against individual national benchmarks. It is a collaboration between HQIP and CQC, which aims to enhance the way inspectors, medical directors, local clinical audit teams and others engage, interact with and share clinical audit data.

NNAP submit results for English and Welsh units to this project annually.

Find out more about NCAB

Data flow in the NNAP

A diagram of the data flow in the NNAP can be downloaded below.

NNAP data protection impact assessment

The NNAP has conducted a data protection impact assessment to help ensure that the project is compliant with GDPR and UK data protection legislation. You can download this document from the bottom of the page.