Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 15 Issue 1


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Getting NICE guidelines into practice: can e‐learning help?

Kieran Walsh, John Sandars, Susheel S. Kapoor, Kamran Siddiqi

The aim of this paper is to assess the impact of e‐learning resources based on NICE guidelines in improving knowledge and changing practice among health professionals.

Methadone prescribing in the general hospital

Jennifer Anderson, Kit Wa Chan, Cathy Walsh, Mervyn London

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the clinical practice for management of opiate dependence in a general hospital in‐patient population based on agreed standards…

Implementing a venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention strategy

K. Brockbank, S. Snoxall, A. Beaumont, P. Davies, M. Kershaw, R. Kirman, E. Murray, A. Pheby, I. Webb, E. Willman, T. Everington

In March 2007 the Chief Medical Officer called for a major improvement in public and professional engagement with venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention. Key to his…

Chest drain insertion: a real risk to patient safety

Tom Hutchinson, Alex Brown

The aim of this paper is to discuss the implications to individuals and organisations of the National Patient Safety Agency rapid response report on the risks of chest…

Child and family information centre in paediatric accident and emergency

G.G. Verma, E. Byrne

In the era of evolving National Health Service with its visions for the future planned, the concept of “informed patient” has never been so important. Effective…

Health system reform

Allan D. Spigelman

The purpose of this paper is to describe Health Reform proposals in Australia.



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2003 – 2015

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