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Clinical governance in mental health services: 3. a view from the ‘shop floor’

  • Jim Isherwood (a1)
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In this paper, I explain the strategy for achieving clinical governance within the trust's mental health directorate, and describe the role that clinicians and managers would like the chief executive to play in helping us to achieve our targets.

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Clinical governance in mental health services: 3. a view from the ‘shop floor’

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