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Government sets out vision for clinical governance

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 27 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:832
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    The NHS Executive has set out its vision for the implementation of clinical governance in England for the next five years and highlighted the key tasks for the first year.

    The introduction of clinical governance—“a framework through which local 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”—was one of the main recommendations …

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