School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Salford. M.E.Braine@salford.ac.uk
SourceNurs Stand 2006 Jan 25-31; 20(20)
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Although clinical governance is prominent in modern health care, it is often perceived as an abstract concept. This article explains the key components of clinical governance and relates these to nursing practice. The author emphasises that clinical governance should be viewed as an opportunity to improve care delivery.
MeshDecision Making, OrganizationalGreat BritainHealth Care ReformHumansModels, OrganizationalNursingOrganizational CulturePatient-Centered CareQuality Assurance, Health CareRisk ManagementState Medicine