National COPD Audit 2008

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The National COPD Audit 2008 built on previous audits of acute COPD care in 1997 and 2003.

The audit aimed to:

  • enable participating units to compare their performance against national standards
  • identify resources and organisational factors that may account for observed variations in outcome
  • facilitate improvements in the quality of care
  • identify change since the 2003 National COPD Audit (Royal College of Physicians and the British Thoracic Society).