Audit Toolkit (above):
We hope you find this useful and if you have any feedback please do contact us at Please can you advise your local audit department if you plan to undertake this audit, it is important that they are made aware of it for the benefit of demonstrating Trust/Board activity and also so that they are in a position to support you and endorse the activity for your benefit.

Self assessment checklist for trusts (Excel version only) (36Kb)

Afternoon speakers at the report launch were:
Dr Finbar Martin, President of the British Geriatrics Society

Professor David Oliver, National Clinical Director for Older People

Professor John MacFie, Representing the Association of Surgeons for Great Britain and Ireland

Miss Clare Marx, Immediate Past President, Representing the British Orthopaedic Association

Dr David Counsell, Consultant Anaesthetist and Chair of the Acute Pain Special Interest Group of the British Pain Society

Report Podcast - audio file (7.0Mb)
BMJ interview with Mr Ian Martin, NCEPOD Clinical Co-ordinator discussing the findings made in the report.

Study Questionnaires (4 Qs.)
Below are a list of questionnaires used in the study available for download. Click each to download as a pdf file.
Clinical Questionnaire
Anaesthetic Questionnaire
Organisational Questionnaire
Assessment Form (Draft only)