Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 19 Issue 2


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Perceptions of nurses on the impact of accreditation on quality of care: A survey in a hospital in Turkey

Ahmet Yildiz, Sidika Kaya

– This article aims to investigate perceptions of Turkish nurses on the impact of accreditation on quality of care and the effect of accreditation on quality results.

Improving trainee psychiatrist's handover: standard setting and audit

Arun Gupta, Ruth Bevan, Akshya Vasudev

The 2006 Post Graduate Medical Education Trust Board (PMETB) trainees' survey indicated inadequacies in handover procedures amongst medical and psychiatry trainees…

Clinical and information governance proposes; human fallibility disposes

Karen Renaud

There is a strong drive within the UK's National Health Service (NHS) towards ensuring quality and reducing adverse events. This incorporates clinical governance, which…

Nurse led discharge: improving efficiency, safely

Alex Bowen, Rohit Kumar, John Howard, Andrew E. Camilleri

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that nurse led discharge (NLD) could improve the efficiency of simple discharges from a short stay surgical ward without…

Developing indicators to improve educational governance in hospitals

Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Mohammad Saadati, Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Ali Ebadi, Samad E.J. Golzari

Clinical governance should be based on cultural elements that value lifelong learning, skill development and research. The purpose of this paper is to introduce a set of…

Orthopaedic triage: cost effectiveness, diagnostic/surgical and management rates

Damon Burn, Elaine Beeson

The purpose of this paper is to investigate cost effectiveness, diagnostic rates, surgical percentage and appropriateness for orthopaedic referrals and number of patients…

Factors influencing national rollout of quality improvement approaches to public hospitals in Tanzania

Hisahiro Ishijima, Eliudi Eliakimu, Shizu Takahashi, Noriyuki Miyamoto

The purpose of this paper is to identify factors that influence the implementation of the rollout of the 5S approach in public hospitals in Tanzania, and share the way to…

Promises in psychological contract drive commitment for clinicians

Julia Ellershaw, Peter Steane, John McWilliams, Yvon Dufour

Job satisfaction, mental health and organisational commitment are important for clinician retention. Psychological contracts, organisational justice and negative…

CGIJ review

Fiona MacVane Phipps

– Provides an overview of the content of the current issue of CGIJ.

Law as a tool to promote healthcare safety

Tara Ramanathan

The purpose of this paper is to inform healthcare providers and healthcare facility leadership about the statutory, administrative, criminal, and tort law implications…



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