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 lesions.
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
Complete the registration
return via fax to: 08 9322 9338.
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 software but are only available in A4
Easy data collection
When collecting specimens, use the
special Clinipath Pathology 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
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
The clinical audits is based on
reviewing the reports and submitting evaluation questionnaires for
two consecutive time intervals in the triennium.
For further information
contact Client IT Support on:
Features of our Skin Cancer
- Enrolment is available to any
doctor who refers skin pathology to Clinipath Pathology.
- The inclusion of an additional peer group category provides
context with doctors in similar practices (eg GP plus skin cancer
work; Dedicated Skin Cancer Practitioner).
- You receive statistically relevant feedback about your
personal performance; Performance of GPs within your peer group;
Performance of the overall GP cohort.
- Participants can request interim reports at any time to assess
their ongoing performance
- Improved graphs that allow easy interpretation of your
diagnostic and collection skills.
- The collaboration of Clinipath Pathology and other
Sonic Healthcare practices gives us access to a data pool of more
than 320,000 lesions.
- All results are completely
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 for Surgery.
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 follow the link
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 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