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Terms of Agreement

The terms of agreement must be accepted before proceeding:


It is an offence to view or enter data on this web-tool if you are not authorised to do so.  Authorised personnel include only those registered ‘Users’ from the host organisation(s) who hold a valid username and password.  It is an offence to make use of this web-tool other than for the purpose for which it was created.

1.         Acceptance of Terms
The Royal College of Anaesthetists’ ("RCoA") and PQIP ("we", "us" or "our") provide access to (the "Site") subject to your acceptance of these Terms.  We may update these Terms from time to time without prior notice.

By accessing, browsing, entering data or otherwise accessing the Site, you become a User and assert that you have read and understand and agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you have any questions about this Disclaimer, please contact us via

2.         Your Obligations Clinical and non-clinical staff entering data on the web-tool are reminded of their legal and professional duty to keep patients’ personal information confidential.  Please ensure you comply with your trust's Information Governance Policy throughout your participation in PQIP. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and your chosen password, and for all activities that occur under your username and password. Under no circumstances should Users pass on their login details to others. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of your username or password or any other breach of security.
You will verify contents obtained from the site with the official patient medical record before making medical decisions. Content contained within or reported by the PQIP site does not supersede the official patient medical record.
It is your responsibility to ensure that all data you submit is correct, and it must not include any data from any other organisation(s) other than the registered organisation to which this username and password belong.
Users should only be able to see data in records of their own hospitals. If a user detects what he or she believes is a breach of security or confidentiality then it is their responsibility not to disseminate the information obtained and to report the event immediately to Users will be logged out of the website after 30 minutes of inactivity. However users should log off before leaving PCs unattended.3.         Disclaimers
The medical data and other contents of the Site ("Contents") were furnished by and entered into the PQIP site by third parties with the permission of the RCoA and are presented for informational  purposes only. Content contained within or reported by the PQIP site does not supersede the official patient medical record.
The RCoA does not make any representations, assurances, or any express or implied warranties, presentations, or endorsements whatsoever (including, but not limited to, warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the site, the content, any reports provided through the site, and the RCoA shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any content or use of the site. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, completeness or usefulness of all services and content provided through the site. The RCoA does not warrant that the site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defect in the site will be corrected.  The site and the content made available on the site are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis.
All activity from a device logged onto the web-tool using the username assigned to a particular person is considered to be the responsibility of that person.
The RCoA reserve the right to revoke access to the PQIP web-tool where it considers the facility is being put to inappropriate use, or used in a way that compromises its security.