- Continue to recruit and follow-up a cohort of adults, resident in Scotland, who are newly-diagnosed with an IVM. This will use an existing nationwide collaborative network, and surveillance via medical records and annual postal GP follow-up assessments.
- Observe current clinical practice.
- Measure current practice (with reference to the SAIVMs audit standards).
- Ultimately, aim to improve practice and continue the audit alongside any changes/improvements (which are likely to be gradual), to complete the 'audit loop'