Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 14 Issue 1


Table of contents

Chaperone and the intimate examination: A prospective audit in the secondary care setting

B. Jadoon, D. Tucker, V. Miller, V. Rai, B. White

The aim of this paper is to examine an audit to assess compliance with the national standards for intimate examination and to identify areas where changes are required to…

Orthopaedic physiotherapy practitioners: Surgical and radiological referral rates

Martin Rabey, Sharon Morgans, Cathy Barrett

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the scepticism that persists among medics regarding appropriateness of some aspects of services provided by extended scope…

Consent for trauma and orthopaedic surgery: patient comprehension

Devendra Mahadevan, Sanjeev Gupta

The purpose of this paper is to present the results of an audit undertaken to assess patients’ understanding of orthopaedic terminology in consent forms.

On the pursuit of clinical excellence

Narinder Kapur

The purpose of this paper is to offer a pragmatic definition of clinical excellence.

Feedback in incident reporting – more needed

Abhijit Basu, Deepa Gopinath, Naheed Anjum, Susan Hotchkies

The purpose of this paper is to determine the prevalence of feedback following adverse clinical incident reporting among trainee doctors in obstetrics and gynaecology…

Burden or blessing?: Clinical governance in trauma: a trauma director's perspective

Anthony J. Grabs

The purpose of this paper is to present possible benefits of establishing a national trauma database to assist patient safety and continued clinical excellence in Australia.

The role of the GP trainer: medicolegal aspects

Peter Mackenzie, Sandy Anthony

The purpose of this paper is to consider the medicolegal aspects of working as a GP trainer.



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