Clinical Governance and Adult Safeguarding: an Integrated Process

January 2018

Hospital Management

Country of origin: UK

The aim of recent best practice guidance, published by the Department of Health (England) is to encourage organisations to develop local robust arrangements to ensure that adult safeguarding becomes fully integrated into NHS systems. This will result in greater openness and transparency about clinical incidents, learning from safeguarding concerns that occur within the NHS, clarity on reporting and more improved positive partnership working.

Resources

Prevention of HAI Observation Tools November 2018 Patients deserve and expect safe care free of preventable complications, such as healthcare-associated infections. Hospital...
Child Protection Information sharing project November 2018 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have a series of short films to promote the benefits...
Counter Fraud Authority November 2018 Our strategy to tackle fraud, bribery, corruption and other economic crime affecting the NHS and the wider health...
Journal of Medical Internet Research October 2018 The "Journal of Medical Internet Research" (JMIR; ISSN 1438-8871, Medline-abbreviation: J Med Internet Res), founded in...
Hospital2Home discharge pack to support care of older people October 2018 The Hospital 2 Home resource pack, designed to support older patients returning from hospital, has been...
Emergency Department design toolkit October 2018 The Design Council has published a toolkit for NHS managers, clinicians and designer and healthcare planners who want to...
MPS advises GP Registrars on Good Medical Records October 2018 The Medical Protection Society has published the latest issue of GP Registrar, its periodical containing topical...
WISER application for first responders October 2018 WISER is an application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of...
NHS Primary Medical Services Directions September 2018 Newly issued directions relate to the NHS Primary Medical Services Regulations, which came into force on 1st April 2013....
Online syllabus archive September 2018 The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine has launched its Online Syllabus Archive. The Archive...
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