Clinical governance is a system through which NHS organisations are accountable for improving the quality of their services. This account of clinical governance is aimed at giving a guide to doctors as to how the topic is integrated into their medical work. It aims to relate what sounds an abstract concept to the practice of clinical medicine.
Clinical governance is a system through which NHS organisations are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish. It is at the heart of the current government's plans for reform of the NHS. This account of clinical governance is, in particular, aimed at giving a practical guide to doctors and medical students as to how the topic is integrated into their day-to-day medical work. It aims to relate what sounds an abstract concept to the practice of clinical medicine. "This book is an important and timely work which deserves to be widely read." - Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health.
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"John Wright and Peter Hill's book is a timely review of the key values and activities underpinning the NHS's efforts to develop and implement quality assurance... In addition to its breadth, this book offers a great deal of practical advice for individual health-care practitioners and managers through a series of case studies and vignettes. They help keep the book focussed on the whole point of clinical governance - improving health care for patients." London Deanery, Hospital Medicine, March 2004
Table of Contents
Introduction. Conceptual framework. Core values in medicine. Evidence based practice. Keeping up to date through lifelong learning. Clinical guidelines. Information in clinical practice. Team work and patient partnership. Working with managers.
Clinical Governance by John Wright
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