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Durham University

Department of Theology and Religion

Current Postgraduate Research Students

Publication details for Dr Robert Mark Jaggs-Fowler

Jaggs-Fowler, Robert (2011). Clinical Governance. InnovAiT 4(10): 592-595.

Author(s) from Durham


Clinical governance is central to the modern day practice of medicine. However, despite its importance, it remains a concept that is commonly cited but rarely explained. This article looks at the origins of the term ‘clinical governance’, attempts to elucidate its meaning and identify the various components which underpin it as a process imperative to the attainment of quality health care.