Letters National clinical audit results database

Clinical audit: more of a dream than a reality in India

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2514 (Published 03 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2514
  1. Mongjam Meghachandra Singh, professor1,
  2. Reeta Devi, assistant professor2
  1. 1Department of Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002, India
  2. 2School of Health Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068, India
  1. megharita1{at}gmail.com

Clinical audit is used routinely to assess quality of care in developed countries, and we agree with Smith’s idea of creating a national database of clinical audit results in such countries.1 The situation in resource limited countries like India is different, however—we are still …

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