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What is clinical governance?

Get the basics of clinical governance from a curated selection of AICG articles.

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AICG Articles | What is clinical governance?

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The role of primary care in clinical governance (and vice versa)
The role of primary care in clinical governance (and vice versa)

Clinical governance has an important role in primary care, but primary care also has an important role in clinical governance.

Integrated Care
Primary & Community Care
What is clinical governance?
What is clinical governance?
What is clinical governance?

The term ‘clinical governance’ was first coined in the context of the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom, being ‘a system through which NHS organisations are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish.'

Frameworks
Lessons from overseas
Person-centred care
Public
What is clinical governance?
Clinical governance and the power within our cross-sector workforce
Clinical governance and the power within our cross-sector workforce

In this webinar recording, A/Prof Debora Picone, CEO at Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, paints a holistic picture of clinical governance across all sectors and explains why Standard 1 is so important. She discusses the cross-sector health and care workforce in the context of clinical governance, highlights the learnings of the review of Standard 1 and provides her key takeaways for health and care workers to pursue safe and quality care.

Continuous improvement
Frameworks
Person-centred care
Standards
What is clinical governance?
What is clinical governance in disability?
What is clinical governance in disability?

Clinical governance (the concept of which emerged in the 1990s in the context of health care) has traditionally attracted less attention in the care of people living with a disability, with a noticeable dearth of research specific to this sector. Such oversight has been highlighted in the recent draft report by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission), which inquired into the Federal Government's approach to the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines to disability care residents and workers.

Disability
Frameworks
Lessons from overseas
Primary & Community Care
Royal Commissions
What is clinical governance?
Clinical governance in the community
Clinical governance in the community

Primary and community care are fundamental to population health. They support the community’s physical and mental well-being through their role in health promotion, health literacy and preventative care, as well as in the early intervention and ongoing management of acute and chronic conditions, including end-of-life care

Aged care
Disability
Person-centred care
Primary & Community Care
Standards
What is clinical governance?
Clinical governance in a digital world
Clinical governance in a digital world

It’s almost impossible to think about clinical governance these days without also thinking about digital health. But what does clinical governance mean in this digitised age?

Data
Digital health
What is clinical governance?
What does clinical governance mean in 2021?
What does clinical governance mean in 2021?

Clinical governance has attracted fresh limelight in recent times in the context of a pandemic, intense public scrutiny of our aged care and disability systems, and concomitant acceleration of digital health.

Aged care
COVID-19/Infection control
Digital health
Disability
Person-centred care
Public
Royal Commissions
What is clinical governance?
Clinical Governance in Primary Health Care Information Session

In the session, AICG Director, Melanie Hay, will chat with GP of the Year 2021, Dr Hung Nguyen, to further explore the application of clinical governance in the primary and community care setting. This information session will be an opportunity to hear about and register your interest to take part in the AICG Applied Clinical Governance workshop.

Public
What is clinical governance?
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Short notice assessments - How to survive the jump from healthcare's burning platform

The 'burning platform' metaphor aligns nicely to describe the introduction of short-notice assessments; the implementation of which constitutes a very different focus to standard practice that can’t be resolved by doing “more of the same”.

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