The BSUG national database: concept, design, implementation and beyond
Correspondence: Paul Moran. Email: Paul.Moran@worcsacute.nhs.uk
- The British Society of Urogynaecology allows members to enter and access pre-, intra- and postoperative data relating to any anti-incontinence and/or prolapse procedure onto the database.
- Treatment of patient identifiable data within the database fulfils the Caldicott Guardian principles.
- The database allows users to create reports based on their own outcomes and complications following surgery.
- The database is a useful tool for audit, clinical governance, personal development and appraisal.
- To understand how to access the database.
- To understand the benefits of the database.
- To appreciate that the benefits of the database depends on the quality of data entered.
- The issues of data protection and patient consent.
- Who should have access to publish various outcomes using the data from the database?