Most Frequently Downloaded Documents

UPDATED Patient Audit Proforma

Please find a paper version of the Online Data Collection Web Tool below for your information. All data entry will be carried out through the online data collection web tool; this proforma exists to assist.

Minor changes to the data collection form have been made for Year 9 (taking effect 1 December 2021). This includes additional date/time stamps, additional questions related to sepsis/intra-abdominal infection, and questions related to gynae-oncology.

The option for NELA Local Administrators to Enable/Disable some Quality Improvement questions on the webtool is still available. By default, the Quality Improvement (QI) questions on the NELA Webtool are enabled. Please contact us if you have any queries.

Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Please note that beginning in Year 9 (1 December 2021), GI complications necessitating a return to theatre, and that require the assistance of a general surgeon, following gynaecological oncology surgery are now included.

Outlier Policy

(UPDATED December 2021)

The document below provides updated information on the reporting process for potential outliers identified through NELA data.

NCAPOP Cause for Concern Guidance now published

The finalised guidance is now live

Patient Audit Top Tips

Advice submitted by the audit's top performing sites on how to make the patient data collection and completion process a success.

NELA - Dataflow Diagram

The Document below sets out the flow of NELA data:

Patient Audit and Organisational Audit Action Plan

These forms provide an action plan to assist hospital sites in ensuring they are meeting the recommendations laid out in the NELA Patient Report and Organisational Report and if not what actions need to be taken to achieve these aims.