British Journal of Clinical Governance: Volume 4 Issue 2


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Incomplete excision of basal cell carcinomas: an audit

Fred Schreuder, B.W.E. Powell

The Plastic Surgery Department undertook an audit of the rate of excision of basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) at St George’s Hospital. The aim of the audit was to determine…


Evaluation of an orthopaedic screening service in primary care

Paul Hattam, Alison Smeatham

Historically, provision of orthopaedic services has been hospital based with GPs referring patients for specialist opinion. Growing demands on the service have led to new…

The relationship between research and service development: an illustrative example of a pilot study introducing complementary therapies into primary care

Beverly Warburton, Judith Emanuel, Peter Elton, Mike Ruane

In this paper the commissioners of an evaluation and the researchers jointly review the relationship between research and service development at a local level in an…


Is day case tonsillectomy suitable for children in Cumbria?

Haytham Kubba, Ralph Messersmith

Day case tonsillectomy has been advocated as a means of reducing health care costs associated with inpatient care. The authors studied 74 consecutive children undergoing…


The care pathway: a tool to enhance clinical governance

Brian W. Ellis, Sue Johnson

A care pathway defines in detail the individual components of treatment for a group of patients. A well‐written pathway can lead to consistent care of the highest…




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1999 – 2002

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Emerald Publishing Limited