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An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Elizabeth Haxby, David Hunter, and Siân Jaggar (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Clinical governance is integral to healthcare and all doctors must have an understanding of both basic principles, and how to apply them in daily practice. Within the Clinical Governance framework, ... More


The regulation of health risks

Monica Shaw

in Risk, Safety and Clinical Practice: Health care through the lens of risk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198569008
eISBN:
9780191717499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569008.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the evolving and volatile UK National Health Service (NHS) regulatory and governance frameworks, and considers their impact upon healthcare organization and clinical practice. ... More


Clinical governance and patient safety: An overview

Sarah Hammond

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/9780199558612.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents an overview of clinical governance. It discusses the meaning of clinical governance, origins of clinical governance, and the regulatory bodies tasked with the assessment of ... More


Clinical governance at service level

David James

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/9780199558612.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

There is currently no universal model of clinical governance (CG) at service delivery level. This chapter discusses a simple approach that allows the concepts of CG to be tailored to various clinical ... More


Healthcare networks

Angela Walsh

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/9780199558612.003.0044
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Clinical networks are described as linked groups of health professionals and organizations from primary, secondary, and tertiary care, working in a co-ordinated manner, unconstrained by existing ... More


‘Central Control’ Reorganisation in the NHS in the 2000s

Ian Greener, Barbara E. Harrington, David J. Hunter, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell

in Reforming healthcare: What's the evidence?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307112
eISBN:
9781447310938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307112.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers how Labour put in place a series of organisational changes based around the goal of achieving greater ‘central control’ over implementation (or ‘delivery’, as it became known) ... More


Audit in palliative day care; what, why, when, how, where and who

Julie Hearn

in Palliative Day Care in Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

In the 1980s, the UK experienced an explosion of monitoring, evaluating, and assessing activity, and organisations found themselves subject to increasing scrutiny and accountability for performance. ... More


‘Reforming’ UK health care organizations—from New Public Management to network governance?

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter reviews the broad literature on public services and health policy reforming over the last thirty years and the particular contribution of New Labour in the UK NHS. It starts by reprising ... More


Performance management of acute and specialist trusts

Richard Connett

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/9780199558612.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses performance management, which is important in ensuring high standards of clinical governance, which in turn drives improvement in patient safety. Performance management is ... More


Clinical Guidelines, Negligence and Medical Practice

Harvey Teff

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

One of the more prominent features of modern governance is its increasing reliance on guidelines. Sometimes they acquire such an aura of authority that they are assumed to be part of the general law. ... More


Information technology, clinical governance, and research

Sambit Mukhopadhyay and Medha Sule (eds)

in Tasks for Part 3 MRCOG Clinical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198757122
eISBN:
9780191917035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198757122.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

abstract This task assesses the following clinical skills: Patient safety Communication with colleagues Applied clinical knowledge In Box 4.1 are the findings of an audit on Service provision of ... More


Quality: Are We Up to Scratch?

Julie Sin

in Commissioning and a Population Approach to Health Services Decision-Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198840732
eISBN:
9780191876400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840732.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at the topic of health services quality from a commissioning and whole population perspective. Quality is noted to be a multidimensional concept and dimensions of quality are ... More


Planning dental services

Blánaid Daly, Paul Batchelor, Elizabeth Treasure, and Richard Watt

in Essential Dental Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199679379
eISBN:
9780191918353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679379.003.0028
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Planning is an integral part of dental care provision that can operate at many different levels. At a national level, government NHS policy impacts upon ... More


Save our Hospital!

Christopher Pollitt

in New Perspectives on Public Services: Place and Technology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199603831
eISBN:
9780191806797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199603831.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the Total Place Programme applied to hospitals. It discusses the key factors that lead to hospital reconfiguration; general trends in Europe and in the US; patterns of change in ... More


Medicines Management: Systems and Procedures

Graham Brack, Penny Franklin, and Jill Caldwell

in Medicines management for nursing practice: Pharmacology, patient safety, and procedures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697878
eISBN:
9780191918490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697878.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

By the end of this chapter you should be able to:… ● Understand the responsibilities and accountability of the student and trained nurse with regards to medicines ... More


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