Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 17 Issue 1


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Availability and security of blood results to new Foundation 1 doctors: closing the audit loop

David O'Brien, Steven Pengelly, Anthony Lambert

This study aims to quantify the provision of blood result logons to new Foundation 1 (F1) doctors in a large teaching hospital over the course of two years, with the audit…

Evidence‐based inpatient handovers: a literature review and research agenda

Philip Scott, Penny Ross, Deborah Prytherch

The objective of this review is to address two research questions: What is evidence‐based best practice for intra‐hospital inpatient handovers? What areas need further…

Medical students' knowledge of data protection legislation

M. Naughton, I. Callanan, A. Guerandel, K. Malone

Medical confidentiality derives from the Hippocratic Oath and has been affirmed in most codes of professional conduct, including the Irish Medical Council's guide to…

Restructuring services to reduce waiting times and prevent complications: Neonatal inguinal hernias at Bristol Children's Hospital

Oliver J. Old, Timothy Rogers

Inguinal hernias are a common problem amongst neonates, and a potential source of significant morbidity through incarceration of the hernia. Expedited surgical repair can…

Clinical audits by trainee doctors: obstacles and solutions

Deepak Garg, Ankush Singhal, Kishen Neelam

This paper aims to investigate trainee doctors' experience of clinical audits and to explore solutions for identified problems.

Supporting quality improvement in the development of medical guidelines in Austria

Manfred Pferzinger, Magdalena Thöni, Magdalena Huber, Iris Verena Pferzinger

Until today a central register for medical guidelines has not been established in Austria. Hence, the study at hand aims to identify important success factors for medical…

Addressing healthcare associated infections prevention through a fellowship training program: The CDC/CSTE applied epidemiology fellowship program

Amanda Masters, David Birnbaum

This paper aims to describe the initial experiences in a new option of an established fellowship program, which can serve as a model that strengthens the next generation…



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