Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 12 Issue 2


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Cancellations of elective orthopaedic procedures: Compliance with NHS Modernisation Agency guidelines

C.U. Dussa, K. Durve, K. Singhal

The purpose of this paper is to find the incidence and medical reasons for cancellations of elective orthopaedic cases following admission for an operation in a district…

Formal complaints at an eye hospital: a three‐year analysis

Randhir Chavan, Carol Porter, Soupramanien Sandramouli

Complaints can provide the health provider with vital information on its performance and can point towards areas for improvement. The purpose of this study was to…

Nursing practice evaluation using an expert panel process

Suzanne M. Rice, Andrew Van Slobbe, Danny Rathgeber

There is increasing evidence in the literature that patient outcome is strongly linked to the quality of nursing care. In practice, the process of measuring the quality of…

Reporting drug errors in a British acute hospital trust

Gerry Armitage, Rob Newell, John Wright

The purpose of this article is to examine a sample of paper‐based incident reports concerning drug incidents to assess the utility of a reporting system.

Implementation of NICE guidelines: Standards of methylphenidate prescription by GPs

Vineet Singh, P. Mahadun, V. Nathan

The aim of this paper is to assess the monitoring standards of methylphenidate prescribed by general practitioners (GPs) against the NICE guidelines.

Compliance with NICE guidance: concurrent use of different antipsychotic drugs

Mehmet Ozbilen, David Cottrell

This paper aims to present an audit assessed compliance with NICE guidance on the concurrent use of different antipsychotic drugs.

Good Medical Practice should improve patient safety

Jane Cowan

With the new emphasis on patient safety in the General Medical Council's revised guidelines on good medical practice, this article seeks to draw doctors' awareness to…



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