Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 11 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Making and sustaining a difference

Guest Editors: Jonathan Haslam, Jane Cowan

Effect of audit on critically ill pregnant women

R.C. Pattinson, A.P. Macdonald, F. Backer, M. Kleynhans

The purpose of this research is to ascertain whether there has been a change in the outcome of critically ill pregnant women from the indigent South African population…

Emerging risks in out‐of‐hours primary care services

Julie Price, Jonathan Haslam, Jane Cowan

The purpose of this article is to assess the impact of recent changes to out‐of‐hours primary care services.

Communication skills training for doctors increases patient satisfaction

Stephen C. Trumble, Mark L. O'Brien, Matthew O'Brien, Bronwyn Hartwig

The purpose of this paper is to examine changes in patients' satisfaction after their doctor has participated in a brief educational intervention on medicolegal risk management.

Improving the management of the child with an unexplained limp

M. Lalanda, J.A. Alonso

A clinical governance project is set up following the delayed diagnosis of two children with life‐threatening conditions (osteomyelitis and Ewing's sarcoma). They attended…

Infection control: behavioural issues for healthcare workers

Sile A. Creedon

The purpose of this research is to explore healthcare workers' infection control practices from a behavioural viewpoint. Major behavioural theories are explored. Findings…

Williamson's ABNA revisited

David Birnbaum, Magda Konieczna, Pamela Ratner

The purpose of this viewpoint article is to acquaint those engaged in health care quality improvement and patient safety programs with an effective, well‐documented but…

Turning Point: implications for collaborative governance

Ray M. Nicola

The purpose of this paper is to show how the Turning Point Initiative to improve the health of populations by improving the USA public health system has many lessons on…



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Emerald Publishing Limited