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What are the quality indicators in wound care?

Ousey, Karen and Shorney, Richard H. (2009) What are the quality indicators in wound care? Wounds UK, 5 (2). pp. 53-55. ISSN 1746-6814

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Abstract

This paper discusses quality indicators that relate to wound care. As clinicians will be assessed against national quality indicators from April 2010, it is important for carers working in tissue viability to gain an understanding of what they are. The Darzi report (Department of Health, 2008) identified that high quality care for patients is an aspiration that is only possible with high quality education and training for all staff involved in NHS services. Continued education and promotion of quality in the field of tissue viability will be more attainable if the NHS, higher education institutions and industry strengthen their partnerships.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2009 15:18
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2012 14:24
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/6265

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