The commitment to quality improvement in healthcare was evident through submissions to the NOCA Quality Improvement Champion Award 2024 and the NOCA Poster Competition. Four projects were shortlisted and presented at the NOCA Annual Conference 2024, in association with RCSI Charter Week on the 6th February 2024.
Working to achieve excellent healthcare for Ireland, shaped by reliable data
NOCA enables the Irish healthcare system to continually improve by maintaining a portfolio of prioritised national clinical audits.
Audit Impact Report
The Audit Impact report showcases the impact the NOCA Audits have had over the last 10 years in the areas of National, Local, Policy and Public
National Office of Clinical Audit Strategy 2021 –2025
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly officially launched the NOCA Strategy 2021-2025 on Thursday 25th November 2021. The plan builds on the success of NOCA to date and outlines the direction and focus of the organisation for the next five years.
NOCA manages a suite of national clinical audits. Each audit focuses on a unique area of healthcare such as hip fracture, major trauma, hospital mortality, ICU care and joint replacements.
Governance structures are established both in NOCA and locally in each hospital to oversee the management and sustainability of the audit. All our audits are led at a hospital level by clinicians and supported by their management teams.
Latest News & Events
The NOCA Annual Conference 2024 was held on the 6th February, in association with RCSI Charter Week. The event saw over 400 healthcare professionals, managers, researchers and patients advocates gather for the eighth NOCA Annual Conference. The day was filled with insightful discussions, innovative presentations, and valuable networking opportunities.
The Irish National Audit of Stroke National Report 2022 was launched via webinar on Friday 15th December 2023.