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An audit of paediatric audits
  1. C M John,
  2. D E Mathew,
  3. M G Gnanalingham
  1. Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr M G Gnanalingham
    Academic Division of Child Health, School of Human Development, University Hospital, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK;


An audit of audits at a children’s hospital over a six year period showed that 27.8% fulfilled the criteria for a full audit and 22.2% were re-audited. It is recommended that newcomers to audit are given training on audit methodology and that all audit departments should audit their audits annually.

  • auditing audits
  • closing the loop
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