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Chapter 51 - Clinical Governance in Gynaecology

from Section 11 - Public Health Issues in Gynaecology

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 November 2021

Tahir Mahmood
Affiliation:
Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
Charles Savona-Ventura
Affiliation:
University of Malta, Malta
Ioannis Messinis
Affiliation:
University of Thessaly, Greece
Sambit Mukhopadhyay
Affiliation:
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, UK
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Summary

The word governance is essentially used to refer to a set of principles that are used to ensure that the best possible practice in a specific area is implemented. In healthcare this can be seen in areas such as clinical governance, research governance, financial governance, corporate and information governance.

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