Use Of A Patient Based Scenario And Reflective Model

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Alicia Morris HI02004 The use of a patient based scenario and reflective model to explore and evaluate the moral, ethical and legal implications of involving others from outside the perioperative team as carers and advocates of the perioperative patient and processes that contribute to efficient management of the perioperative environment. In 1998, clinical governance was introduced due to quality failures which had serious consequences resulting in major enquiries (McSherry, Pearce & Tingle,2002). Clinical governance’ defines the structures, procedures and culture needed to ensure that healthcare organisations and all individuals within them can follow this framework in order to implement safe practice in the clinical setting (Gottwald & Lansdown, 2014). Risk management is important as it minimises the risks to patients, this includes being able to recognise what can and does go wrong during care and the factors that can influence this (Grol, Wensing, Eccles, Davis & Grol, 2013). It is imperative that lessons are learnt from events and that action is taken to prevent any recurrences in the future to protect patients (University Hospital Birmingham, 2016). Clinical audit is used to measure the quality of care given to patients, it can be used by health care professionals to compare their performance against a set standard to identify if their practice needs improvement (Williams, 2010). It gives the option for further changes to be made once more audits have been
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