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ACB Regional Audit Leads wishing to register audits or submit details of their findings to this page using the Audit Template document may email the ACB Office or use the 'Contact Us' link at the top of each page.

2016

 

Audit of lipids

Dawn Grenshaw

06/06/2016

Thames Audit Group

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Cardiovascular

 

Audit of faecal markers

Peter West

15/03/2016

Thames Audit Group

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Gastrointestinal

2015

 

Audit of sweat testing

Nikola Costa

07/2015

Thames Audit Group

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Paediatrics

 

Audit of poisoning

Heather Stoddart

23/03/2015

Thames Audit Group

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Toxicology

 

2014

 

Audit of serum indices

Chris Parker and Edward Kearney

22/10/2014

Thames Audit Group

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Pre-examination

 

HbA1c measurement for diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 03/06/2014
Audit lead: Dr Rachel Curd

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Laboratory investigation of hypercalcaemia

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 22/01/2014
Audit lead: Emma Ashley

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Audit of CA125 requesting in primary care

By the North West Audit Group

Date presented: 01/03/2014
Audit lead: Natalie Hunt

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2013

 

Audit of tumour markers

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 16/09/2013
Audit lead: Navita Gibson

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Survey of toxicology provision

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 16/09/2013
Audit lead: Dr Nigel Brown

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Investigation of gestational diabetes

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 26/07/2013
Audit lead: Dr Sudha Bulusu

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2012

 

Intermediary metabolism

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 23/11/2012
Audit lead: Dr Nikola Costa

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Reaudit of faecal testing

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 12/11/2012
Audit lead: Susan Troup

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Audit of acute kidney injury

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 10/11/2012
Audit lead: Dr Ruari Clark

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Laboratory investigation of hyponatraemia

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 07/06/2012
Audit lead: Peter West

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Survey of HbA1c and glucose analysis and interpretation

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 23/05/2012
Audit lead: Clare Jeffray

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Laboratory investigation of porphyria

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 03/01/2012
Audit lead: Lesley Cranford

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2011

 

Faecal testing survey and standard setting

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 28/11/2011
Audit lead: Susan Troup

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Reaudit of lipid standards

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 28/11/2011
Audit lead: Dr Stewart Pattman

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Audit of serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25OHD) requests and results

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 20/09/2011
Audit lead: Dr Laila Tibi

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Audit of tumour markers

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 02/06/2011
Audit lead: Peter West

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Audit of add-on tests

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 28/01/2011
Audit lead: Samantha King

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2010

 

Audit of neonatal bilirubin

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/09/2010
Audit lead: Helen Aitkenhead

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Audit of sweat testing against national standards

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 19/04/2010
Audit lead: Helen Verrill

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Neonatal hypoglycaemia

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 19/04/2010
Audit lead: Kim Bartlett

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Audit of liver function tests

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 04/02/2010
Audit lead: Dr Sarah Darch

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2009

 

Laboratory investigation of suspected multiple myeloma and plasma cell disorders

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 28/10/2009
Audit lead: Peter West

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Lipid survey and standard setting

By the Northern Audit Group

Date presented: 19/10/2009
Audit lead: Dr Stewart Pattman

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Audit of reference ranges for serum and plasma analytes

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 07/04/2009
Audit lead: Peter West

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2008

 

Audit of adult nutrition

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 21/10/2008
Audit lead: Peter West

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Audit of CSF testing

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 03/06/2008
Audit lead: Jill Turner

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Audit of 'out of hours' phoning limits and drug reporting units

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 08/02/2008
Audit lead: Lesley Cranford

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2007

 

Standards for the performance of glucose tolerance tests in-house and in the community/primary care

By the West Midlands Audit Group

Date presented: 01/11/2007
Audit lead: Dr Linda Smith

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Audit of diagnostic tests: BNP/NT pro-BNP, serum free light chains, faecal elastase, faecal calprotectin, procalcitonin and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) antibodies

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 05/10/2007
Audit lead: Peter West

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UK guidelines for the use of thyroid function tests

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 20/06/2007
Audit lead: Julia Powell

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Oral glucose tolerance tests - interpretative exercise

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 26/02/2007
Audit lead: Dawn Grenshaw

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2006

 

Pre-analytical treatment of blood samples

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/10/2006
Audit lead: Eugene Czauderna

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Audit of laboratory investigation of infertility

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 11/07/2006
Audit lead: Peter West

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Blood glucose interpretive comments and phoning ranges

By the West Midlands Audit Group

Date presented: 01/07/2006
Audit lead: Dr Linda Smith

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Audit of measurement, clinical indications and interpretation of vitamin B12 and folate assays

By the Northern Ireland Audit Group

Date presented: 01/06/2006
Audit lead: Dr Peter Sharpe

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Audit of internal quality control in biochemistry

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/05/2006
Audit lead: Dr David Housley

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Effect on the nGMS contract on lab test requesting: Audit of Scottish laboratories

By the Scotland Audit Group

Date presented: 31/03/2006
Audit lead: Dr Elaine Davidson

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Progesterone: Audit of Scottish laboratories

By the Scotland Audit Group

Date presented: 31/03/2006
Audit lead: Sharon Russell

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Biochemistry of the elderly

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/01/2006
Audit lead: Dr Bruce Miller

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2005

 

Audit of cryoglobulins

By the Northern Ireland Audit Group

Date presented: 01/10/2005
Audit lead: Dr Mark Lynch

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Faecal occult blood tests - eliminate or improve

By the Scotland Audit Group

Date presented: 11/09/2005
Audit lead: Dr Callum Fraser

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Gastrointestinal investigation of diarrhoea and gut dysfunction

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/09/2005
Audit lead: Joanne Kirkup and Dr Bruce Miller

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Audit of urine drugs of abuse screening

By the Northern Ireland Audit Group

Date presented: 30/06/2005
Audit lead: Liz McLean

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Audit of tumour markers

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 26/05/2005
Audit lead: Jill Turner

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Audit of investigation of suspected inborn errors of metabolism

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 18/01/2005
Audit lead: Helen Aitkenhead

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2004

 

Audit of critical care

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 13/10/2004
Audit lead: Dr David Housley

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Audit of aldosterone and renin investigations

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 14/07/2004
Audit lead: Dr Pat Kyd

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Biochemical investigation of pleural and ascitic fluids

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 29/04/2004
Audit lead: Dr Bruce Miller

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Audit of porphyrin analysis

By the Northern Ireland Audit Group

Date presented: 01/02/2004
Audit lead: Ellie Duly

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Audit of sweat tests

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/01/2004
Audit lead: Mike Fahie Wilson

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2003

 

Audit of PSA requesting

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/09/2003
Audit lead: Peter West

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Assessment of renal function

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/07/2003
Audit lead: Lesley Cranfield

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Audit of cardiac markers

By the Thames Audit Group

Date presented: 01/04/2003
Audit lead: Dr David Housley

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Audit of tests available for investigation of a poisoned patient and units used

By the Northern Ireland Audit Group

Date presented: 01/02/2003
Audit lead: Liz McLean

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2002

 

Audit of tumour marker requests

By the Northern Ireland Audit Group

Date presented: 01/11/2002
Audit lead: Margaret McDonnell

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Survey of availability of toxicological analyses in clinical biochemistry laboratories in Scotland

By the Scotland Audit Group

Date presented: 25/06/2002
Audit lead: Dr M A Pollock

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1999

 

Audit of anti-epileptic drug assays

By the Northern Ireland Audit Group

Date presented: 01/03/1999
Audit lead: Ellie Duly

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