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Risk management standards

Gaynor Pickavance

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) is a Special Health Authority established in 1995 to administer the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) and provide a means for NHS organizations to fund ... More


Complaints and claims

Ruth Symons

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Complaints and claims in the National Health Service (NHS) are managed in accordance with national guidance and legislation. Analysis of complaints and claims data, together with patient-safety ... More


Emerging legal issues for providers in the USA

Benjamin W. Moulton and Thaddeus M. Pope

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The legal doctrine of informed consent has largely failed to meaningfully empower patients to make medical diagnostic and treatment decisions that match their preferences. As practised, informed ... More


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