Chapter 4. Accountability within the NHS

  1. Shirley R. Jones and
  2. Rosemary Jenkins

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774779.ch4

The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition

The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jones, S. R. and Jenkins, R. (2003) Accountability within the NHS, in The Law and the Midwife, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774779.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110372

Online ISBN: 9780470774779

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Keywords:

  • clinical governance;
  • risk management;
  • complaints;
  • clinical excellence;
  • health care audit

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Clinical governance

  • The Commission for Health Care Audit and Inspection

  • Risk management

  • National Institute for Clinical Excellence

  • Complaints

  • The Health Service Commissioner (Ombudsman)

  • Summary

  • Reader activity

  • References

  • Statutes