NAIF round 1 methodology

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The information sheet contains the details of the audit methodology. The audit proforma contains the dataset. To see how the audit dataset is linked to NICE Guidance please view the mapping document.

Who's involved


The audit is funded through the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) and is carried out by the Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit (CEEU) of the Royal College of Physicians. The audit criteria are be based on NICE guidance on falls assessment and prevention (2013) and delirium (2010) and National Patient Safety Agency(NPSA) guidance on the prevention and management of inpatient falls. Participation in this audit and results will be communicated to HQIP and will also be shared with other statutory bodies, including the Department of Health.