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Driving clinical improvement in the NHS through audit management
Published: 9 Jul 2021
Improvement, Innovation and Effectiveness Lead Tracey Brailsford at Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust explains how a cloud-based system is helping senior leadership and frontline staff learn from performance and continually improve services for patients.
Continuing risk-based audits during a pandemic
Published: 8 Jul 2021
Gordon McNeil, IRCA Principal Auditor, has conducted audits globally in a variety of industries, including nuclear, defence, aerospace and civil aviation. He shares his experience and advice on how remote audits can continue to be conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Essentials for a safe on-site audit
Published: 8 Jun 2021
Sharjeel Farooq, IRCA Principal Auditor, and Director of Advanced Certifications Pvt Limited in Pakistan, shares his experience and advice on how to hold a safe on-site audit during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Preventing the recurrence of a nonconformance
Published: 8 Jun 2021
Ravindiran Gurusamy, IRCA Certificated Associate Auditor, offers an overview of nonconformance and the corrective action process for management system standards.
Applying Appreciative Inquiry in ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Auditing
Published: 29 Apr 2021
Jessen Yeoh, CQP, MCQI, IRCA QMS/EMS/OHS Principal Auditor, Principal Advisor, P Excel Advisory Pty Ltd, explains the benefits of the Appreciative Inquiry approach in auditing.
The future value of auditing from an industry perspective
Published: 7 Apr 2021
Cheekeong Loh, CQP MCQI, MIEAust CPEng, outlines how auditing can develop in the future.
Understanding design and development of products and services
Published: 26 Feb 2021
Ravindiran Gurusamy, IRCA Certificated Associate Auditor, offers an overview of ISO9001:2015; Clause 8.3.
Adapting to the new normal: third-party audits
Published: 24 Feb 2021
Damien Tiller, CQP MCQI, IRCA Lead PQMS and QMS Auditor, highlights the way the SOC® Service Organizations: Trust Services Criteria Report could overcome the difficulties inherent in remote auditing.
Dealing with time pressures
Published: 9 Feb 2021
In our latest dilemma, find out how to avoid delays with audits and ensure they’re delivered within the audit plan’s designated timeframe.
Developing a strategic approach for audits
Published: 18 Jan 2021
Hadi El Cheikh, Quality Health and Safety Executive at Veolia Water Technologies, Middle East, explains how a strategic approach can lead to a more successful audit on the assessment day.