Our Skin Cancer Surgical Audit
provides referring doctors with relevant, statistical peer
comparisons that can assist in refining the diagnostic and
collection skills associated with the collection of skin
Participants are provided with statistically relevant feedback
about their own practice in comparison to that of their nominated
peer group, as well as the general practitioner cohort. Our skin
cancer surgical audit is an independent program with a data pool of
more than 320,000 lesions.
HOW IT WORKS
If you have a Webster UserID and password you can click on the
Skin Cancer Surgical Audit icon and register.
Once registered, you will receive a confirmation letter and your
personalised surgical audit request form.
Please note that surgical audit forms are compatible with all
commonly used practice management software but are only available
in A4 format.
Easy data collection
When collecting specimens, use the special SNP surgical audit
request forms, and simply add the additional clinical data on the
back of the form. We use this information to collate/create your
Receive your report
The clinical audit report is generated at the end of each
reporting period. It contains statistically relevant feedback about
your own practice in comparison to that of your peer group and
general practitioner cohort.
Submit your personal evaluation questionnaire at the end of each
The clinical audits is based on reviewing the reports and
submitting personal evaluation questionnaires for two consecutive
time intervals in the triennium.
For further information contact Madonna
on (07) 3377 8590
Features of our
Clinical Audit - Skin Cancer Surgical
- Enrolment is available to any doctor who refers skin pathology
- New in 2014 The inclusion
of an additional peer group category which allows you to reflect on
your outcomes in the context of GPs in similar practices (eg
General Practitioner plus skin cancer work; Dedicated Skin Cancer
- You receive statistically relevant feedback about: Your own
personal performance; Performance of GPs within your peer group;
Performance of the overall GP cohort.
- New in 2014 Participants
can request interim reports at any time during the time interval to
assess their ongoing performance
- New in 2014 Improved graphs
that allow easy interpretation of your diagnostic and collection
- The collaboration of SNP and other Sonic Healthcare practices
gives us access to a data pool of more than 320,000 lesions.
- All results are completely confidential.
RACGP - QI & CPD Category 1 points
40 points on completion of two time intervals. Doctors complete
and submit an evaluation questionnaire on receipt of each surgical
audit report. (Additional Category 1 points are available for
doctors who complete further sets of time intervals.) Qualifies as
a QI activity and also eligible for specific interest requirement
ACRRM - PRPD points
30 PRPD + 30 Surgery MOPS points per triennium for the
completion of two time intervals. Doctors complete and submit an
evaluation questionnaire on receipt of each surgical audit report.
(Additional core points are available for doctors who complete
further sets of time intervals.)
If you wish to participate in the 2014-2016 triennium, please
click the icon at the top of the page, for the Skin Cancer
Surgical Audit and register on-line.
What you receive as a
Personalised surgical audit request forms
A feedback report covering each audit period (four months).
View Samples Reports Here - Click to view
The Report includes:
- Number of patients
- Number of new lesions
- Percentage of new lesions tested that were malignant
- Percentage of excised lesions that were malignant
- Number of lesions tested to find one melanoma
- Diagnostic accuracy
- Margin adequacy (where applicable)
- Breakdown of surgical management procedures
- Surgical Audit Diagnostic Accuracy Table comparing your
provisional diagnosis with the historical diagnosis for all new