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Review of clinical and social care governance arrangements in health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland, 2008: Southern Health and Social Care Trusts

Clinical and social care governance is described as a framework within which Health and Personal Social Services organisations can demonstrate their accountability for continuous improvement in the quality of services and for safeguarding high standards of care and treatment.

This review assessed the achievement of the Northern Ireland Southern Health and Social Care Trust against the themes of: accessible, flexible and responsive services; promoting, protecting and improving health and social well-being; and effective communication and information. The review methodology used self-assessment, pre-visit analysis and a validation visit by the review team.

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