Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 10 Issue 2


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Clinical governance – the turn of continuous improvement?

Matthew Peak, Rebecca Burke, Steven Ryan, Karen Wratten, Rick Turnock, Christopher Vellenoweth

To provide an overview of a model for clinical governance in the National Health Service that incorporates continuous improvement and innovation as a core theme.

Integrated care pathways (ICPs) and infection control

Ted Nyatanga, Rick Holliman

The article aims to globally illuminate and inform the healthcare delivery systems of the potential value of integrated care pathways (ICPs) application to the management…

Assessing the influence of socio‐demographic factors and health status on expression of satisfaction with GP services

Sally Venn, David L. Fone

Measures of patient satisfaction are used in the assessment of quality of healthcare, but the influence of patient‐based factors on reported satisfaction has been little…

Factors facilitating effective use of electronic patient record systems for clinical audit and research in the UK maternity services

Andrea Jones, Flis Henwood, Angie Hart

This paper examines the factors that made services more or less effective in using electronic patient record systems to produce clinical information for clinical audit and…

Informed consent for radiological procedures: a Scottish survey

Sandra A. Mathers, Graham A. McKenzie, Rosemary A. Chesson

The main purpose of the study was to investigate practices relating to informed consent for radiological procedures.

The Scottish physiotherapy clinical effectiveness network: Supporting clinical effectiveness activity?

Lesley K. Holdsworth, Valerie A. Blair, Jenny Miller

Physiotherapists throughout the UK have a professional obligation to keep up to date and practice effectively. The Scottish Physiotherapists Clinical Effectiveness Network…

An audit investigating documentation of hospital urethral catheterisation and the improvements using proforma stickers

H.V. Tempest, N. Kumar, J. Rucker, A. Knight, A. Saleemi

An audit was undertaken, aimed at investigating documentation of hospital urethral catheterisation in patients’ notes.

Meningococcal disease in primary care: reducing the risk of error

Jane Cowan, Sean Kavanagh

To review guidance on the identification and management of meningococcal disease, with particular reference to primary care. To advise on appropriate strategies for…



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