Cathy Burke and Kathy Webster describe the use of benchmarking to assess a safeguarding children service, to identify positive outcomes and gaps in provision ahead of a re-inspection
Peer review is used increasingly in the NHS as a form of evaluation between professionals, services and organisations, and as a way of offering participants a snapshot assessment of particular health services or at points in a clinical pathway.
The model outlined in this article has been developed as an aide-memoire to clinical commissioning groups, provider organisations and clinical staff for the process of gathering evidence of good assurance and governance arrangements.
Nursing Management. 20, 2, 14-18. doi: 10.7748/nm2013.05.20.2.14.e1041Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer reviewConflict of interest
Accepted: 25 March 2013
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