READrecent audit results
Report on differences in the quality of care in Danish hospitals
This report concerns quality of care in the Danish hospitals and unfounded differences herein. The report addresses quality of care delivered within the following areas of disease: heart failure, chronical obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cerebral apoplexy (stroke) and hip fractures.
Report on the protection of research data at the Danish universities
This report concerns protection of research data within the remit of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the universities adequately protect research data. Initially, we mapped the risk profiles of the five largest Danish universities in relation to their protection of research data against unknown IT equipment.
Report on pathways for refugees with trauma
The purpose of the study is to provide an assessment of whether the Ministry of Immigration and Integration and the regions are ensuring an adequate and coherent effort to track down and treat traumatised refugees, and thus enable them to find employment as soon as possible.
Report on Cancer patients’ access to cancer services
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the regions ensure and the Ministry of Health supports timely access to cancer services for patients that are suspected of having cancer or have been diagnosed with cancer.
Report on the efficiency of jobcentres
This report concerns the efficiency of the Danish jobcentres (employment agencies). Efficiency in this context refers to the jobcentre's ability to help unemployed citizens find work or take up training or education in relation to the cost of doing so. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the jobcentres are efficient, and whether the Ministry of Employment, in following up on the employment effort, has focus on their efficiency.
Report on patients' right to prompt investigation
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the regions ensure and the Ministry of Health supports that patients have equal access to prompt diagnostic investigation. Are the regions conducting the diagnostic investigation of the patients in accordance with the law? Is guidance and information supporting prompt diagnostic investigation of the patients?
Report on SKAT’s refunding of registration tax when used vehicles are exported
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Taxation has ensured satisfactory management of export refunds to self-registrants. Rigsrevisionen has looked into SKAT's knowledge of and response to the development in export refunds to self-registrants and irregularities in the area since the self-registration system was implemented.
Report on support to the fisheries sector from the EMFF
This report concerns the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs' management of support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (the EMFF) in the period 2014-2017. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is managing support from the EMFF to the fisheries sector correctly.
Report on the measures taken by the authorities against owners of motor vehicles who fail to have their vehicles periodically inspected
In 2010, the Ministry of Transport (now the Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing) took initiative to an amendment of the law that took effect in July 2012. The law amendment was expected to reduce the number of vehicles that are not being inspected from a constant level of approximately 15,000 to between 2,000 and 3,000.
Rigsrevisionen audits public spending on behalf of the Danish parliament and seeks to strengthen the accountability of public administration to the benefit of the citizens. We audit the government accounts and financial statements of publicly funded enterprises, and verify the legality and effective use of public funds. We conduct our audits in compliance with the Danish standards for public-sector auditing.
Summary of the report that will be discussed at the Public Accounts Committee meeting on 20 February 2019 will be posted here.