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Using SSNAP tools for Quality Improvement

DIY analysis tool
This tool provides teams with SSNAP data analysis for case mix and key acute measures within SSNAP reporting
  • Enables teams to export their data at regular intervals to investigate patient characteristics, care processes, and outcomes after stroke
  • Provides summary tables of key measures
  • Provides patient level data, colour coded and organised by KI
  • Both acute and post-acute measures are included in this bespoke analysis tool
Use the DIY Analysis tool to:
  • Identify where standards are not met
  • View SSNAP data between reporting periods and over specific time periods
  • Regularly review and evaluate clinical care provision between reporting periods
  • Highlight anomalous patient cases
  • Improve data quality
  • Aid local auditing
Download version 4.5 Historical versions
Online indicators: see your data in real-time
Feedback and review mechanism that enables you to identify trends in performance and quickly find patients who have not achieved specific acute care processes
  • Provides minute-by-minute feedback on key indicators of care quality
  • Boxes are colour-coded for every patient to show whether an indicator has been achieved - QI concerns are instantly flagged
  • Drill down to see more information about each KI

Use the online indicators tool to:

  • Track patient care and QI concerns in real time
  • Encourage regular review of patient data and prospective 'real time' data entry
  • Support data validation
DIY casemix analysis tool
This tool provides teams with a breakdown of SSNAP casemix. It compares your case mix to the national case mix cohort for the quarter copied into the tool. 

Download version 1.1
DIY post-acute whole time equivalent (WTE) tool
This tool allows both post-acute inpatient teams and community-based multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams to input their staffing WTE composition and see whether they met the national recommended minimum staffing level for the relevant clinical discipline. The tool also displays banding and the related budgetary cost. 

Download the tool

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Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme
Kings College London
Addison House
Guy's Campus


0116 464 9901