To report on the clinical governance work of the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team's, Primary Care Team.
The review describes the formation of the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team's Primary Care Team and the development of a range of national clinical governance activities, drawing on a case study example.
The Team have been developing appraisal, and revalidation for general practitioners across the UK, supporting front‐line staff in primary care to improve patient experience by embedding principles of clinical governance into day‐to‐day practice, and are providing an online education and training programme to develop primary care managers. It has established links, and worked collaboratively with a range of partners in its activities.
The article provides a summary of the activities of the Primary Care Team and its activities to date. An example of supporting clinical governance in primary care is given in a case study of facilitating an influenza vaccination campaign.
Wall, D., Gerada, C., Conlon, M., Ombler‐Spain, S. and Warner, L. (2006), "Supporting clinical governance in primary care", Clinical Governance: An International Journal, Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 30-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777270610647001Download as .RIS
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