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Turning round NHS deficits: Clinical governance, 1998-2006: RIP

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 09 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:363
  1. Neville W Goodman, consultant anaesthetist (
  1. Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB

    EDITOR—With these words, we were introduced to the idea of clinical governance: “A commitment to deliver high quality care should be at the heart of everyday clinical practice. In the past many health professionals have watched as board agendas and management meetings have become dominated by financial issues and activity targets. The government's white paper on the NHS in …

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