Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 18 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: The governance of commissioned health care services

Guest Editors: David ColinThom

Development opportunities in the “new” NHS for personal, population and system care: The coming of age for clinical governance?

David Colin‐Thomé

The aim of this paper is to set out the role of clinical governance within the new commissioning framework. It starts by considering the historical development of clinical…

BS 11000 for health commissioning: Lessons from history for managing the commissioning relationship

Adrian Quayle, David Ashworth, Alan Gillies

The purpose of this paper is to consider how BS 11000 may be usefully deployed within a commissioning situation in the light of the Department of Health's suggestion that…

Multidisciplinary consensus for the development of ADHD services: the way forward

H. Ayyash, S. Sankar, H. Merriman, C. Vogt, T. Earl, K. Shah, S. Banerjee

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly studied and diagnosed psychiatric disorder in children. There is a need to engage service development…

Evidence based commissioning: calculating shift potentials for paediatric services

Katie Barnes, Philip Longfield, Katie Jones, Gill Littlemore, Claire McDonough, Archie McIntyre, Jo Robertson, Neil Turton, Kevin Urdhin, Melanie McLaughlin

The purpose of this paper is to show how the new arrangements for commissioning services in the English NHS can facilitate innovations in service delivery leading to…

The complexity of GP commissioning: Setting GPs “free to make decisions for their patients” or “the bravest thing” that GPs will ever do

Robert Geyer

The purpose of the article is to explore the implications of GP commissioning through the lens of complexity theory. The key point that the article attempts to rise is…

How do we deal with sepsis in the twenty‐first century?

Satish Bhagwanjee, Konrad Reinhart

The purpose of this paper is to outline the problem of sepsis and a global initiative to reduce the burden of this disease.

CGIJ review

Fiona MacVane

The purpose of this paper is to enable busy clinicians to review the contents of the journal quickly. They can then choose which articles have the most relevance for them…



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