TayPEOLC Data and Audit Group


To develop a purposeful and integrated approach to audit/data collection, with cognisance of local, regional and national priorities for improvement and performance review.  

A key focus of the TayPEOLC MCN will be to work collaboratively with a range of partners to achieve the best possible care, experience and outcomes for palliative care patients and their families/carers.

Group Leads:

Elinor Brabin: Consultant in Palliative Medicine, NHS Tayside

Lynsey Webster: Senior Officer-Strategy, Performance and Support Services, Dundee HSCP


  • Work collaboratively with the Integrated Health and Social Care Partnerships and NHS Tayside to consider data collection approaches which capture the quality of palliative and end of life care (PEOLC) across Tayside.   
  • Implementation of a Tayside Specialist Palliative Care Minimum Data Set and develop linkage with other data sets used by health and social care.
  • Act as an information sharing hub for palliative care related audit, enabling collaboration and dissemination of work.  

Terms of Reference:

TayPEOLC MCN - Data Collection & Audit Group - Terms of Reference - March 2018.pdf


Data Report produced on behalf of the Data & Audit Group (Lead Author: E.Brabin /Lead Data Analyst: R. Wilmot

A summary report of mortality in Tayside over a one year period 2016.docx


Useful links related to PEOLC data and audit:

Public Health Scotland - Data & Intelligence - End of Life Care

Review of targets and indicators for health and social care in Scotland  

Health Improvement Scotland: Palliative and End of Life Care Programme  

Local Intelligence Support Teams

The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

Care Opinion Scotland