British Journal of Clinical Governance: Volume 5 Issue 3


Table of contents

Audit on prescription of long‐term oxygen treatment

P. Shankar, M.M. Muthiah

An audit was undertaken to assess the compliance to British Thoracic Society guidelines (1997) in the prescription of long‐term oxygen treatment (LTOT) in Bassetlaw…

A strategic approach to falls prevention

Maureen Carson, Jonathan Cook

As part of the Trust’s clinical governance arrangements and to facilitate a systematic approach to clinical governance a risk assessment was conducted. This assessment…


Risk management in practice: how are we managing?

Anne Harris

Aims to identify awareness of and involvement in risk assessments, training, incident reporting, information giving and consenting in an acute health care context…


Access, satisfaction, and utilization in two forms of Medicaid managed care

Wally R. Smith, J. James Cotter, Donna K. McClish, Viktor E. Bovbjerg, Louis F. Rossiter

We determined access and satisfaction of 2,598 recipients of Virginia’s Medicaid program, comparing its health maintenance organizations (HMOs) to its primary care case…

Clinical effectiveness on an acute in‐patient psychiatric unit

E.H. Collier, S. Pyke

The paper outlines a model for addressing clinical effectiveness, and an illustration of how this is practically implemented through team working in a multidisciplinary…


Clinical governance: its origins and its foundations

S. Nicholls, R. Cullen, S. O’Neill, A. Halligan

This article from the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team (NCGST) outlines the development of quality concerns since the NHS was founded in 1948. It traces the…


Clinical governance and clinical documentation: still a long way to go?

Jane Cowan

Maintaining good standards of clinical documentation remains a problem in the health service despite continued and consistent advice from protection organisations and…




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