Clinical Governance in Healthcare Practice

2nd Edition

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  • Print ISBN 9780750656818

Description

The second edition of this successful U.K. book includes more detail on NICE, CHI and other government initiatives. Content is expanded to include information appropriate for the whole of the UK.
Additional examples of good practice cover primary care and other specialties.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction - Clinical Governance and the Wider Quality Agenda. 2. Structure and Accountability. 3. Achieving Change in Clinical Governance. 4. Quality Initiatives - The Process of Clinical Effectiveness. Part 1, Research and Development and Guideline Formation. 5. Quality Initiatives - The Process of Clinical Effectiveness. Part 2, Getting the Evidence into Practice (Evidence Based Practice, Care Pathways and Clinical Audit). 6. Complaints and Risk Management. 7. Support for Clinical Governance. 8. The User Perspective on the Quality of Care. 9. Evidence Based Management. 10. Some Legal and Ethical Principles

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750656818

About the author

Thoreya Swage

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Consultant, National Health Service, UK