Audit Toolkit (Excel) 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.

Infographic summary (879Kb)

Self assessment checklist for trusts (Excel version only) (16Kb)

Slides (Pdf version only) (10.3Mb)

Speakers at the report launch were:
Dr Michael Davies, Clinical Director for Thoracic Services at Papworth Hospital NHS FT & Clinical Lead for the NIV Audit at the British Thoracic Society

Mr Roy M Dudley, Southern MBE - A patient’s perspective

Dr Nick Scriven, President Elect, the Society for Acute Medicine

Mrs Ema Swingwood, Representing the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care

Dr Anna Batchelor, Representing the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Mrs Liz Walker, Representing the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists

Dr Stephen Bourke, Consultant Respiratory Physician, North Tyneside General Hospital

Professor Mike Morgan, National Clinical Director for Respiratory Services for NHSE

Report launch audio file
Morning Session - (NCEPOD present report findings)

Report launch video
Below is a link to our summary video for the report "Inspiring Change".

Please click the link here to view the video.

Audits of previous NCEPOD reports presented as posters
(The Adobe Acrobat reader is required which is free to download here)

Audit of Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
HJ Pick, P Cull, E Mullaney, S Smith, N Taylor, G Lowrey
Royal Derby Hospital

Retrospective audit of appropriateness of patient selection for NIV
Hannah Polak, Kate Wilkinson (Senior Respiratory Physiotherapists)
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Audit of the outpatient use of Non Invasive Ventilation in a District General Hospital
O Nic Grianna, H Phelan, C Meehan, R Sharkey, MG Kelly, P Mc Shane, D Comer, M Mc Closkey.
Respiratory Unit, Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Londonderry

Comparison of two differing modes of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in patients with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Carolina Uribe-Rueda1, Stephanie Mansell, Swapna Mandal, Harriet Shannon
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Experiences in developing a ward based Specialist NIV Team
J. Forrester, J. Robson, C. Pickover, R. Hurst, A. Bonnyface, R. Mahadeva
University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Improving Practice in NIV – Are We Getting Better?
N Schunke, V Mummery, S Williamson, D Saatci, D Li, N Stephenson, C Brown, C Orton, S Bloch
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Improving the care pathway for patients with mental health conditions presenting to the Emergency Department
Daniel Turk, Claire Lloyd, Mehul Shah, Dr Vivek Srivastava
Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Investigating high mortality among patients offered NIV in BSUH, Brighton
Dr Jamie Gibson, Dr Jenny Messenger
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

LLA Audit of NCEPOD Guidelines from an Anaesthetists
S. Prasad, L Jones, K Kotur
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

A review of the use of non-invasive ventilation at Worthing Hospital
Dr. Lukas Kalinke, Dr. Kate Steele
Worthing Hospital

Examining The Barriers To Organ Donation In Patients With Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhages
C Namwera, Dr Simon Rabey
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Comparing Comparing 2017 with findings from the original 1987 CEPOD report
DJ Freeman, D Whitelock
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Comparing Non-Invasive Ventilation for Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure: an audit in Grantham
Dr D van Berkel, Dr H Saman
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

An audit of mortality in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in patients receiving Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV)
K George, P McCallion
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Study Questionnaires (2 Qs.)
Below are a list of questionnaires used in the study available for download. Click each to download as a pdf file.
Clinical Questionnaire
Organisational Questionnaire