Supporting clinical leadership in virtual wards A guide for integrated care system clinical leaders
This guidance supports integrated care system clinical leadership to create and develop their virtual ward service. It covers clinical governance, patient safety, admission and discharge criteria, outcome focussed care and information governance. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maximizing the potential of trauma registries in low-income and middle-income countries - Rosenkrantz L, Schuurman N, Arenas C, Nicol A, Hameed MS.
Injury is a major global health issue, resulting in millions of deaths every year. For decades, trauma registries have been used in wealthier countries for injury surveillance and clinical governance, but their adoption has lagged in low-income and middle-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Private providers to share concerns over medics with NHS
A new database to track doctors working in the independent sector is being developed as part of wider reforms to improve the clinical governance of those providers. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 23, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Revised GMC guidance on effective clinical governance
The General Medical Council (GMC) has published a revised handbook for organisations that employ, contract or oversee the practice of doctors in the UK. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 29, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Updated handbook on effective clinical governance for doctors
The General Medical Council (GMC) has published a revised clinical governance handbook for organisations that employ, contract or oversee the practice of doctors in the UK. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Complaints against health-care professionals providing police custodial and forensic medical/health-care services and sexual offence examiner services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - Kennedy KM, Green PG, Payne-James JJ.
Complaints management is an integral component of good clinical governance and an essential contributor to patient safety. Little is known about complaints against health-care professionals (HCPs) in police custodial settings and sexual assault referral ce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Senior private sector nursing leader set to retire
Professor Trish Morris-Thompson, chief nurse and director of quality and clinical governance at Barchester Healthcare, has announced she is retiring at the end of February. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Harold Shipman would be caught in today's NHS, says Sir Keith Pearson
Serial killer GP Harold Shipman would have been caught by the governance mechanisms put in place since the inquiry that followed his trial in 2000, according to the author of a review of revalidation. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - January 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: 3.1 Clinical Governance Source Type: news

CQC ‘uncovers concerns’ at Marie Stopes abortion clinics
Concerns have been about corporate and clinical governance arrangements and patient safety protocols in specific areas at termination provider Marie Stopes International, prompting it to suspend some of its services. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 19, 2016 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Monitoring a prison opioid treatment program over a period of change to clinical governance arrangements, 2007-2013 - Larney S, Lai W, Dolan K, Zador D.
Background and aims Opioid substitution therapy (OST) is an effective treatment for opioid dependence that is provided in many correctional settings, including New South Wales (NSW), Australia. In 2011, changes to the clinical governance of the NSW prison... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Revalidation process to be reviewed
  The effectiveness — and doctors’ experiences — of professional appraisals will be among issues under consideration as part of a wholesale review of the revalidation process. The review, which is to be conducted by GMC revalidation advisory board chair Sir Keith Pearson, will examine a wide range of evidence collected since the introduction of revalidation almost four years ago. It is thought that the review will be completed and published by the end of this year, and will set out a number of recommendations aimed at improving the processes used to determine doctors’ fitness to practise. The r...
Source: BMA News - March 30, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ashfield bolsters Quality & Compliance team with senior appointments
Ashfield has announced two promotions to bolster its Quality & Compliance Team. Ange Cairns has been promoted as Ashfield Divisional Director for Quality & Compliance, and has become a member of Ashfield’s Divisional Board. Sally Woolston takes the position as EUCAN (Europe & Canada) Head of Commercial & Clinical Quality & Compliance for all of Commercial & Clinical Operations throughout Europe and Canada. In these newly created Ashfield divisional appointments, Ange and Sally will implement the vision and strategy for quality and compliance standards across all Ashfield businesses globally, worki...
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - March 2, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josee Leach Tags: Ashfield Source Type: news

Concern for patients in custody after U-turn
Vulnerable patients could be put at risk after the Government reversed its plans to make the NHS responsible for commissioning healthcare for people in police custody. BMA council chair Mark Porter has written to home secretary Theresa May to express his concern at the U-turn and request further clarity on the reasons for the change. ‘The BMA is extremely disappointed by this decision, especially given its close proximity to the intended date of transfer and the amount of positive work achieved by those involved to date,’ Dr Porter writes. ‘Doctors question the justification for such a U-turn on policy an...
Source: BMA News - March 1, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

An interview of trauma registry custodians to determine lessons learnt - O'Reilly GM, Gabbe B, Braaf S, Cameron PA.
INTRODUCTION: The international burden of injury is an increasing concern in global healthcare. Developed trauma care systems have reduced death and disability following injury. The ideal platform for surveillance and clinical governance in trauma care qua... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical governance: The formula for a safer hospital
The turnaround at Basildon Hospital (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 18, 2015 Category: UK Health Source Type: news