Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 16 Issue 1


Table of contents

Applying and developing health service theory: an empirical study into clinical governance

David Greenfield, Peter Nugus, Greg Fairbrother, Jacqueline Milne, Deborah Debono

This paper aims to examine an organisation's enactment of clinical governance through applying and advancing a theoretical model.

Physical healthcare for people with serious mental illness

Tom Ratcliffe, Sam Dabin, Peter Barker

This paper aims to design and implement an audit of physical health monitoring for patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in primary care.

Section 136 assessments in Trafford Borough of Manchester

Khurram Tanveer Sadiq, Akbar Moghal, Prem Mahadun

The aim of this study is to ascertain a trend of the section 136 assessments over a period of time and compare it with the standards laid down by the code of practice.

Determining quality of public health care services in rural India

Ritu Narang

This paper aims to measure the perception of patients towards quality of services in public health care centres in rural India.

Community of CompetenceTM: Part II – application of a new organizational concept to health care

Elizabeth A. Smith, Matthew C. Mireles

The paper aims to propose that Community of CompetenceTM (C of C), as a catalyst for change, can foster and accelerate a paradigm shift in how longstanding, complex…

Clinical governance: a review of key concepts in the literature

Joanne F. Travaglia, Deborah Debono, Allan D. Spigelman, Jeffrey Braithwaite

This paper aims to explore the development of the concept of clinical governance as an international approach to addressing quality and safety issues in healthcare.



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2003 – 2015

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Emerald Publishing Limited