Case studies

The statistics champions have come up with list of additional questions for each of the headings on the current Quality Metrics template to support the use of the template as a means to frame your case studies of how your local or national statistics have made a difference.

Here are the additional questions you might want to ask yourself around each of the heading in the Quality Metrics template….

Metric Definition

Use this field to give your case study a defined title including the type of metric you used in your case study 

Why is it important?  

Ensure that you add here what you were aiming to find out from gathering and analysing the statistics 

Process for compiling the Metric 

Make sure appropriate detailed information is provided for your case study which would allow another service to replicate your case study in principle 

What does it mean? 

What was the impact achieved, how did you interpret and analyse the data and were any tools used to support the process?  

What was the value of using the statistics? 

Desired outcomes 

Were the metrics compared with the previous equivalent period/regional or national equivalent data sources? 

Improvement plans 

How frequently will you review/revisit?/ Any lessons learnt from the process