Chapter 4. Accountability and Clinical Governance

  1. Stephen Tilley B.A., R.M.N., PhD.1 and
  2. Roger Watson B.Sc., PhD., R.G.N., C.Biol., F.I.Biol., I.L.T.M., F.R.S.A.2
  1. Roger Watson

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch4

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Watson, R. (2004) Accountability and Clinical Governance, in Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition (eds S. Tilley and R. Watson), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Senior Lecturer, Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  2. 2

    Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Social Work and Applied Health Studies, University of Hull, Hull

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064694

Online ISBN: 9780470774564

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Keywords:

  • clinical governance;
  • midwifery;
  • professionalism;
  • patient care;
  • medical scandals

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Governance

  • Conclusion