Flashcards in Clinical Governance Deck (9)
What are the 6 pillars of clinical governance?
Research and Development
Education and training
What is clinical governance?
A system through which the NHS organisations are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safeguarding the high standards of care by creating an environment in which clinical excellence will flourish
What 4 quality aspects do the WHO use?
What are the 3 objectives need for clinical governance?
Improve continually the overall standards
Reduce unacceptable variations
Ensure the best resources so that patients receive the greatest benefit
The care provided should be:
Appropriate to peoples need
What is the goal of NICE?
Set clear quality standards which all parts of the NHS are expected to meet. It is a partnership between the government, professionals and patients.
Name 4 areas that NICE deals with
Identifies and builds on good practice
Assess and reduce untoward events
Investigate problems and learn from them
Support professionals in delivering quality care
How do we monitor quality standards?
Care quality commission (CQC)
National framework for assessing performance
Annual national survey of patient / user experience