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Call for papers
Article Type: Call for papers From: Clinical Governance: An International Journal, Volume 15, Issue 3
Clinical Governance: An International Journal aims to address the doubts, queries, triumphs and practical applications of introducing quality assurance mechanisms into the delivery of care. The journal takes an international stance and covers key developments world-wide which can inform best practice in health care. Efficiency, effectiveness and economics are the main factors in the assessment of best practice and all are addressed in the research, audit and evidence-based papers published. All papers are peer reviewed to ensure their validity and value to current debates.
The journal publishes:
Research articles which illustrate clear implications for practice
Results-focused case studies which discuss problems and successes in clinical governance techniques
Special issues on topical themes.
Clinical Governance remains one of the world's leading publications specifically produced for clinicians, audit managers and all those actively engaged in the pursuit of clinical excellence. The journal is essentially practical and clinically based with the scope of the original articles including issues of practical importance in the areas of:
Evidence-based practice and guidelines
Implementation of best practice
Clinical performance indicators
Patient involvement and welfare
Policy and strategy
User involvement and implications
Continuous quality improvement.
Published quarterly, it is a vital source of information for a wide range of professionals in primary, secondary and community care. It is also invaluable to those with interests in healthcare research and education.
The journal is currently seeking papers describing and evaluating clinical governance activity in the areas listed above – with an emphasis on practical lessons learned.
Papers should be between 2,000 and 3,000 words in length.
Submissions to Clinical Governance: An International Journal are made using ScholarOne's Manuscript Central. Please visit:http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cgij
For more information about the journal please visit: www.emeraldinsight.com/cgij.htm