Clinical Governance Unit
Clinical Governance Unit - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
|Clinical governance involves ensuring quality assurance; quality improvement and patient safety are part of everyday routines and practices, as well as being characteristics of every team that provides care. |
|Clinical governance is at the heart of all health services. In recent years, it has become embedded throughout hospitals, including Peter Mac. Board members, the hospital executive and all clinical staff are all responsible for overseeing the clinical governance of the hospital. |
To put clinical governance into action, there are specific areas of work that hospitals do, which are depicted in the figure below. By successfully implementing each component, we know we are delivering a high quality service for our patients. The design shows how the four different components are linked around a central focus on patient care.
|Clinical Governance supports high quality, effective clinical practice and minimises risks to patients. It involves: |
|Clinical Governance involves ensuring quality and patient safety is part of the everyday practice at Peter Mac. The Clinical Governance Unit provides a structure to support these organisational activities:|