Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 14 Issue 4


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A sociological ethnographic study of clinical governance implementation in one NHS Hospital Trust

Karen Staniland

This study aims to give an account of how stakeholders in one NHS Hospital Trust responded to the clinical governance initiative, the effects on quality improvement and…

The witching time: diurnal patterns in adverse events of clinical management

David Buckley, Jill Reyment, Paul Curtis

The objective of this study is to investigate the existence of a diurnal pattern in the occurrence of adverse clinical management events.

An audit of electronic CPA documentation

Ranganath D. Rattehalli, Hannele Variend, Keith Miller, Mahesh Jayaram

The purpose of this paper is to present an audit which assessed compliance in documentation of crisis and contingency plans in the electronic Care Programme Approach (CPA…

360‐degree appraisal: a simple pragmatic solution

Robert Mason, Sharon Power, Jo Parker‐Swift, Edward Baker

The purpose of this paper is to describe the use of a web‐based process of 360‐degree appraisal in teaching and district general hospital settings.

“Quantity” versus “quality” dilemma of health staff in NHS UK: Does clinical governance provide a solution?

C.V. Som

The purpose of this paper is to explore the dilemma facing the health staff regarding the achievement of targets (waiting list reduction, etc.), on the one hand, and, on…

Re‐engineering hospital accreditation

Rita L. Ratcliffe

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the first new hospital accreditation option in over 40 years, and the only accreditation scheme for US hospitals which is…



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2003 – 2015

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Emerald Publishing Limited