clinical governance


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clinical governance

n
(Medicine) a systematic approach to raising standards of health care and tackling poor performance in hospitals
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Dr Shatha Alhili, a senior consultant radiologist for HMC, said: "The department is very excited to be involved in such a specialised training initiative and we are particularly supportive of it for its emphasis on clinical governance and standards.
AS THE number of LOC companies (also known as Primary Eyecare Companies) commissioned to deliver community eye services increases, the significance of the role of the clinical governance and performance leads is clear.
Heather has further strengthened our clinical governance commitment to improve the quality of care.
An online clinical governance awareness questionnaire was made available for completion by all staff working in the seven cluster hospitals and observation visits were undertaken at seven hospitals representing the clusters.
Layla Mohammad Al Marzouqi, Head of Clinical Governance Office, DHA Health Regulation Department, earlier told at an experts' conference that her office follows speedy transparent procedures in dealing with medical complaints.
Last night, Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon ordered an "urgent audit" of the board's clinical governance procedures - the way patient care is monitored to make sure lessons are learned.
LAHORE, October 30, 2011 (Frontier Star): Punjab government has constituted Health Care Commission under Health Care Commission Act 2010 to introduce a regime of clinical governance in Punjab by regulating Public, Private and Non-Governmental Healthcare establishments at tertiary, secondary and primary levels.
This will see the introduction of a new medicines service, targeted medicines use reviews, and changes to clinical governance requirements.
For this reason, the implementation of RSI in the prehospital environment is supported, provided that it is practised within an appropriate framework of clinical governance.
UK) and Pearce (governance, NHS North Yorkshire and York, UK) provide an overview of clinical governance and how it can be implemented in healthcare practice in the National Health Service in the UK.
Last year, the Clinical Governance Department of the DHA revoked the licences of seven doctors from public and private hospitals, according to Dr Laila Al Marzouqi, head of the department.
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