Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 11 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Fine Words into Action: Learning from the First Five Years of the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team

Guest Editors: Aidan Halligan, Ron Cullen

Clinical governance: assuring the sacred duty of trust to patients

Aidan Halligan

To hammer home that clinical governance is the defining heart and inspiration of quality in the NHS and to expand on its implementation by all concerned.

Being patient‐centred: creating health care for our grandchildren

Sarah Squire, Michael Greco, Bridget O'Hagan, Kathy Dickinson, Debbie Wall

To provide an overview of the learning from four practical programmes that explore different aspects of patient participation in healthcare provision.

The Expert Patients Programme

Sarah Squire, Patrick Hill

To describe the purpose, establishment, work and achievements of the Expert Patients Programme (EPP) of the NHS Modernisation Agency's Clinical Governance Development Programme.

The Essence of Care in clinical governance

John Badham, Debbie Wall, Maria Sinfield, John Lancaster

To review progress of the Essence of Care Programme of Clinical Governance. To describe its development and highlight its achievements.

Supporting clinical governance in primary care

Debbie Wall, Clare Gerada, Maurice Conlon, Sharon Ombler‐Spain, Lucy Warner

To report on the clinical governance work of the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team's, Primary Care Team.

The role of an NHS Board in assuring the quality of clinically governed care and the duty of trust to patients

Paul Stanton

To provide an overview of the change to NHS Clinical Governance Support Team's Board Development Programme.

Developing large group working in clinical governance

Debbie Wall, Kathy Dickinson, Jackie Kilbane, Dave Cummings

Purpose – To report on how service changes can be accelerated by working with large groups that represent all parts of a complete healthcare service or care pathway…

Team Resource Management and patient safety: A team focused approach to clinical governance

Ros Boddington, Howard Arthur, Dave Cummings, Sue Mellor, Denis Salter

Purpose – To review three key areas of work managed by the Team Resource Management and Patient Safety Team (TRM), itself part of the Clinical Governance Support Team.

RAID methodology: the NHS Clinical Governance Team's approach to service improvement

Peter G. Rogers

To describe the methodology used to introduce Clinical Governance into the NHS and to review progress.

Modernising stroke services using clinical governance

Damian Jenkinson

To report progress made by the National Clinical Governance Support Team's (CGST) Programme for Stroke between 2001 and 2004 and its effects on service provision.



Online date, start – end:

2003 – 2015

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited