The ‘Quality Improvement’ section of the webtool lists the numerous exciting and innovative ways in which the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) can be used for quality improvement purposes.
Whether you wish to pursue local quality improvement projects within your local hospital, analyse specific aspects of your stroke services for a cohort of your patients, ascertain compliance with best practice tariff (BPT) measures, or initiate a national research project on stroke, SSNAP provides the tools and support required to do this.
The QI case studies showcased in the section further emphasises the valuable impact the data which is submitted to SSNAP can have upon stroke care, both at a team-level and nationally.
Available in this section are:
- QI Resources
- Case Studies (acute care, assessment and rehabilitation, longer term)
- Top Tips
- Appraisal and Revalidation
- QI Champions
We would always love to hear about how stroke services have ben using SSNAP data for quality improvement! Please submit your SSNAP case study to firstname.lastname@example.org. A case study template is available to download at the bottom of this article.
The Quality Improvement area can be found here: https://www.strokeaudit.org/qualityimprovement