Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 18 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: The governance of emergency medicine

Patient experience as an indicator of clinical quality in emergency care

Suzanne Shale

There is growing focus on the importance of attending to “patient experience” in delivery of health services, and the design of clinical quality indicators. “Patient…

Quality assurance in emergency medicine: a Caribbean perspective

Ian Ayenga Sammy, Joanne F. Paul, Harold Watson, Jean Williams-Johnson, Colin Bullard

Emergency medicine is a new specialty in the Caribbean. With the development of specialist training over the past 20 years, the issues of quality assurance and governance…

Promoting quality emergency care in a resource-constrained setting

Elizabeth M. Molyneux, Queen Dube

– The purpose of this paper is to provide an “inside” account of efforts to enhance the quality of care in a paediatric hospital department in Malawi.

Best practices in emergency medicine: what we have to consider if we wish to get it right

James Ducharme

– The purpose of this paper is to define best practice, while identifying the impediments to its implementation.

Clinical governance: risk assessment in SUDEP

Scott Brown, Rohit Shankar, David Cox, Brendan M. McLean, Caryn Jory

Clinical risks can be contained through risk management initiatives, and can also be used to demonstrate effective clinical governance. The purpose of this paper is to…

Prescribing behavior on a clinical department leadership level in public hospitals

Panagiotis Mpogiatzidis

The aim of this paper is to investigate the prescribing behavior and applied practices of doctors who are the heads of clinical departments in the National Health System…

CGIJ review

Fiona MacVane Phipps

The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the articles contained in this issue of the journal. This enables a reader to scan the content of the journal which…



Online date, start – end:

2003 – 2015

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited