NaDIA-Harms is a mandatory year-round collection of four harms that can occur to diabetic inpatients in Acute hospitals in England. The objective of NaDIA Harms is to help reduce the rates of serious inpatient harms by collecting and providing case mix adjusted benchmarked feedback to hospital trusts to inform quality improvement work.
Making clinical audit data transparent
In his transparency and open data letter to Cabinet Ministers on 7 July 2011, the Prime Minister made a commitment to make clinical audit data available from the national audits within the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme.
What information is being made available?
National Diabetes Inpatient Audit – Harms data for 2019 is available at national level for:
The number of harms
and at NHS trust level for:
These data do not list individual patient information nor do they contain any patient identifiable data.
Using and interpreting the data
Data from the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit – Harms should not be looked at in isolation when assessing standards of care.
Accessing the data
The data are being made available on the data.gov website. Each year a data file from the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit - Harms will be made available in CSV format.
What period does the data cover?
The report covers impatient harms between May 2018 and October 2019. The audit report was published on 13 November 2020.