Clinical governance; How been understood, what is needed? Nurses' perspective

Sadeghi Bazargani, Homayoun and Saadati, Mohammad and Sadegh Tabrizi, Jafar and Alizadeh, Gisoo and Hassanzadeh, Roya and Jannati, Ali (2015) Clinical governance; How been understood, what is needed? Nurses' perspective. Journal of Patient Safety & Quality Improvement, 3 (3). pp. 238-242.

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Introduction: Clinical Governance (CG) is an overarching concept, using organizational capacity, safeguards high standards of the health services and provides a safe care for patients. The aim of this research was to study nurses’ perception about Clinical Governance. Materials and Methods: A qualitative study was done with Focus Group Discussions (FGD). Purposeful Sampling was used to select the objectives including 65 participants. Actually 7 FGD’s were held. Content analysis was used to extract the meaningful themes. Results:Nurses believed that patient centeredness and evidence based practice is the core of the CG concept. Also they mentioned that cultural change, staffs training, adequate financial and human resources are required to successfully implementation of CG in hospitals. Conclusion: Spreading up a shared vision about CG and providing the required infrastructures in hospitals would be facilitate CG initiatives. Proper commitment of the managers and staff participation could lead an effective CG implementation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WY Nursing
Divisions: Journals > J Patient Safety & Quality improvement
Depositing User: psj psj
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 18:38
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2017 18:38

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