British Journal of Clinical Governance: Volume 6 Issue 4


Table of contents

NICE gets tooled up

Valerie Beattie, Brian Hockley

To date over 20 guidelines or technology appraisals have been issued. At first, it seemed implicit that these guidelines would be subject to the audit process and that…


Consortium management of triple therapy cost pressures for HIV/AIDS in the North East of England

David Tregoning, Barrie M. Craven

Reviews NHS policy for the introduction of new technology and drug developments into the NHS with reference to HIV therapy. Also reviews current policy issues related to…


Aminosalicylate monitoring in primary care: an audit and protocol

Matthew J. Ridd

Primary care practitioners in the UK today undertake more responsibility for the management of chronic diseases than ever before, including the monitoring of medications…


A clinical librarian can support clinical governance

M. Linda, Claire J. Honeybourne, Janet Harrison

Tests the feasibility of an outreach clinical librarian service in an acute hospital setting, providing quality filtered research evidence at the point of clinical need…


Investigating intervention strategies to increase the appropriate use of benzodiazepines in elderly medical in‐patients

Gwenno M. Batty, R. Hooper, C. Alice Oborne, S.H.D. Jackson

Aims to measure the appropriateness of the prescribing of benzodiazepines and the effect of intervention strategies designed to improve the appropriate use of…

Clinical governance as a restructuring of quality assurance processes: shifting the focus from corporate to clinical action

Antony J. Franks

Presents a model for clinical governance developed from the work of Sutherland, Dawson and Mintzberg. The model relates existing quality assurance processes to three key…




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