Quality Improvement



Welcome to the Royal College of Emergency Medicine's Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit pages. Read information about delivering quality care and quality improvement, alongside the Royal College of Emergency Medicine's Clinical Audit resources and reports. 

This page is managed by the Quality Improvement and Audit committee, which is part of the Quality in Emergency Care Committee: further information about these committees can be found on the RCEM ‘Structure and Governance’ Committees pages. Available at:

https://www.rcem.ac.uk/RCEM/About_Us/Structure_Governance/Committees.aspx?WebsiteKey=b3d6bb2a-abba-44ed-b758-467776a958cd&hkey=de2ac691-b5f2-46fb-be44-18739329bb1e&New_ContentCollectionOrganizerCommon=6#New_ContentCollectionOrganizerCommon

The QECC has produced a series of strategy documents, explaining the role of RCEM, and these committees, in improving patient care. These are:

  • Emergency Department Standards (principally QI&A Committee)
  • Patient experience in Emergency Departments (principally Best Practice Committee)
  • Safety in Emergency Departments (principally Safer Care Committee)

If you would like to comment on the content of these pages, or become involved in these committees please contact the chairs of the committees.