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Audits and QI Projects


Research/Audit/Quality Improvement/Service Development

What sort of project am I doing?

It is important to be clear about the distinction between research and other types of investigative projects such as audit or service evaluation project. Please follow the below links to determine what kind of project you are undertaking.

What kind of project am I doing

Guidance on data analysis and drawing conclusions is also available. Refer to R&D/G08  This may help investigators to determine what sort of project they are undertaking.

The R&D Unit can only advise on studies classified as research studies.

For audit and service evaluation studies please contact the Clinical Effectiveness Team,

NOTE: ALL investigative projects must be registered in the Trust through the R&D Unit and ALL Clinical Audits & Local Service Evaluations must be registered with the Clinical Effectiveness Team.

1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024

York & Scarborough

50 research studies open to recruitment


3246 patients recruited into clinical trials