Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 11 Issue 3


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Delivery of psychological therapies: clinical governance implications for trusts

Robina Barry

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the clinical governance issues involved in the provision of psychological therapies within a context of massive…

Introducing new interventional procedures within a District General Hospital, linking with the process for implementing NICE guidance

D.B. Freedman, E. Swanson

The purpose of the paper is to provide healthcare organisations with an example of how the implementation of new interventional procedures and NICE guidance can be…

Audit of the quality of documentation in an eye casualty department

S.E. Liyanage, S. Thyagarajan, S. Khemka, M. Blades, D.V. de Alwis

The purpose of this paper was to prospectively audit an eye department's quality of note keeping in a casualty setting.

Re‐audit of NICE guidance for treatment of ADHD children with methylphenidate

Somnath Banerjee, Sue Venables

The purpose of the paper was to show that in October 2000 NICE issued guidance on the use of methylphenidate for ADHD in children. Agreed standards based on NICE guidance…

Clinical Governance improvement initiatives in community nursing

Anne Maddock, Debbie Kralik, Judy Smith

The purpose of this paper is to describe a clinical governance framework applied in a community nursing setting. Significant opportunities for improving quality and safety…

Learning from regulatory interventions in healthcare: The Commission for Health Improvement and its clinical governance review process

L.A. Benson, A. Boyd, K. Walshe

This paper aims to present the findings from research commissioned by the Commission for Health Improvement (CHI), which set out to examine the impact of CHI's clinical…

Examining the evidence for breast self examination recommendations

Saji S. Varghese, Diane B. Wilson, Lynne T. Penberthy, Wally R. Smith

Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to examine the evidence behind breast self examination recommendations. Design/methodology/approach – In this paper the…

Sharing good practice: knowledge in action

Debbie Wall

The purpose of this article is to describe the development of the NHS Clinical Governance Support Team's (CGST) information products, with a focus on good practice…

Managing NHS records: complying with the new code of practice

Jane Cowan, Jonathan Haslam

The purpose of this article is to assess the new NHS code of practice on records management, published in March 2006.



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