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.
To Access the Skin Cancer Surgical
Please select your local lab from the list below:
Douglass Hanly Moir
Southern IML Pathology
Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
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 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 individual report.
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 reporting period
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 sonicskindx
Features of our Clinical Audit - Skin
Cancer Surgical Audit
- Enrolment is available to any doctor who refers skin pathology
- 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 Practitioner).
- You receive statistically relevant feedback about: Your own
personal performance; Performance of GPs within your peer group;
Performance of the overall GP cohort.
- Participants can request interim reports at any time during the
time interval to assess their ongoing performance
- Improved graphs that allow easy interpretation of your
diagnostic and collection skills.
- 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 files
The Report includes:
- Number of patients
- Number of new lesions
- Percentage of new lesions tested that
- Percentage of excised lesions that
- Number of lesions tested to find one
- 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