1 audit per year (minimum)
In terms of clinical audit the following is a simple guide and the ICGP shall provide more specific guidance and tools for clinical audit in general practice. Audit activities should be focused on the practice of the practitioner and not on the processes. Examples of types of activities can include:
2 guides on clinical audit are available to download below:
This presentation was delivered at the ICGP Winter Meeting in November 2011. The aim of the presentation is to give you an overview of audit and to provide you with some practical advice for the purpose of your professional competence audit requirements.
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One of the key requirements for GPs in order to maintain professional competence with the Medical Council is the completion of a practice audit. Practice management software can assist greatly in this regard especially if the GP has been coding diseases correctly. Even if this has not been done, it is still possible to use the software to identify suitable patients in other ways. Below are instructions for GPs on how to identify patients for an audit project using the main software packages provided by users of these systems: