Patient safety


National Paediatric Diabetes Audit - transparency and open data

The National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (NPDA) collects data from Paediatric Diabetes Units from across England and Wales and reports annually. Please see below for information about the data collection process and analysis, our privacy statement, how you can access NPDA data for research and summary...

Reflective practice and reducing risk in healthcare

Doctors, and indeed all healthcare staff, are committed to delivering high quality, safe care and avoiding errors. But when errors do occur, as they will on occasion, it is crucial to reflect, understand why the mistake happened and do everything possible to prevent a similar occurrence again.

Neonatal care improving, but key measures show variation in care

The latest National Neonatal Audit Programme report (NNAP), published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), shows improvements in care for preterm babies in England, Scotland and Wales, but also reveals variations in service delivery which means many babies are still no...