Organisation of clinical audits in Switzerland
Steering committee: representing Swiss Societies
A steering committee was set up and began work in 2018. Its members are
Committees of experts have been set up for each of the specialties audited. They define the content of audits and advise the steering committee. There are currently four committees: cardiology, nuclear medicine, radiology and radiation oncology.
A pool of auditors has been specially trained to carry out clinical audits. These experts are doctors, medical physicists or radiographers/nurses working in the areas being audited (see committees of experts).
The scientific secretariat is part of the FOPH (Federal Office of Public Health). It coordinates clinical audits and manages the project.