Clinical Governance: An International Journal: Volume 20 Issue 4


Table of contents

Patients versus healthcare providers’ perceptions of quality of care: Establishing the gaps for policy action

Aaron Asibi Abuosi

The purpose of this paper is to find out whether there are any significant gaps in perceptions of quality of care between patients and healthcare providers in Ghana’s…

Nursing experiences of clinical governance implementation: a qualitative study

Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Mohammad Saadati, Roya Hassanzadeh, Gisoo Alizadeh

Clinical governance (CG) was used as a driver to improve safety and quality of healthcare. CG implementing is a change in health system and all the stakeholders must be…

A clinical decisions unit improves emergency general surgery care delivery

Chris Johnstone, Rachel Harwood, Andrew Gilliam, Andrew Mitchell

Early access to senior decision makers and investigations has improved outcomes for many conditions. A surgical clinical decisions unit (CDU) was created to allow rapid…

Clinical dashboards and their use in an adult mental health inpatient setting, a pilot study

Jaspreet Phull, Julie Hall

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the experiences and opinions of mental health professionals working in two rehabilitation wards to a clinical dashboard system.

Inadvertent returns to theatre within 30 days (IRT30) of surgery: An educational tool to monitor surgical complications and improve our performance as surgeons

Anisha Sukha, Elizabeth Li, Tim Sykes, Anthony Fox, Andrew Schofield, Andrew Houghton

When a patient unexpectedly has to go back to the operating theatre, there is often a perceived problem with the primary operation. An IRT30 is defined as any patient…

Clinical Governance Review 20:4

Fiona MacVane Phipps

– The purpose of this paper is to provide a quick overview of the current journal content.



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