Guidance for Taking Responsibility: Accountable Clinicians and Informed Patients – Academy of Medical Royal Colleges [London] – 12 June 2014

Posted on June 16, 2014. Filed under: Health Systems Improvement, Patient Safety | Tags: |

Guidance for Taking Responsibility: Accountable Clinicians and Informed Patients – Academy of Medical Royal Colleges [London] – 12 June 2014

“The Francis Report made a number of recommendations on the need for there to be a named clinician who is  accountable for a patient’s care whilst they are in hospital. In addition the Secretary of State for Health in England has supported the concept of having an accountable consultant and nurse with their “name over the bed”.”

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