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.

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