Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 15 Issue 3


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Is inadequate response to whistleblowing perpetuating a culture of silence in hospitals?

Linda Moore, Eilish McAuliffe

The reporting of incidents or “whistleblowing” occurs when a member of staff within an organisation discloses that an employee has acted in a way that is a cause for…

Implementation of a prolonged neonatal jaundice protocol supported by electronic software

Michael O. Ogundele, Jane Halliday, Patricia Weir

Several audits of clinical practice have confirmed that there is insignificant yield from screening of prolonged jaundice babies with a wide range of tests including…

Patient and public involvement in translative healthcare research

Clive Savory

This paper aims to set out a framework that can be used for locating strategies for incorporating patient and public involvement (PPI) in the wider process of translative…

The perceived advantages and disadvantages of regional audit: a qualitative study

Zoe Paskins, Holly John, Andy Hassell, Ian Rowe

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate an annual rheumatology regional audit programme that has been running since 2000 in the West Midlands with no additional funding…

Chaperones and intimate physical examinations: consultant practice and views on chaperones

Karen L. Moores, Neil H. Metcalfe, David W. Pring

The purpose of this paper is to determine if recommendations from the General Medical Council (GMC), Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Ayling…

Community of Competence™: background theory and concepts – part I

Elizabeth A. Smith, Matthew C. Mireles

This paper aims to present the methods and framework of the Community of Competence™ (C of C) originated by Smith as a new organizational model designed to maximize the…



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