The audit programme has been commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) as part of the
National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) and currently covers England, Scotland and Wales.
The programme is led by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), works closely with a broad range of organisations
including Asthma UK, the British Thoracic Society, British Lung Foundation, Primary Care Respiratory Society UK,
Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.