Introduction to Clinical Governance

Course Curriculum

Clinical Audit

Learning objectives:

What is a clinical audit

The importance of clinical audit

How does audit differ from quality improvement and research

Stages of the audit cycle

Conducting an audit and considerations

Writing an audit report and publishing

Quality Improvement

Learning objectives:

What is quality improvement

How does quality improvement differ from clinical audit and research

What makes a successful quality improvement project

Conducting a quality improvement project

Writing a quality improvement report and publishing

& Management

Learning objectives:

Clinical leadership and management within the NHS

Leadership vs. Management

Leadership styles

What makes a good leader?

Emotional intelligence, Negotiation and Resilience

Civility, Diversity and Inclusion

How to be an effective leader

Opportunities within the NHS

What People Say About The Course



“Nicely done! With concise notes, easy explanations and fun analogies. Always a good idea to join your webinars for revisions.”



“Dr Adam is really good at explaining. Gives the concept in a concise and understandable way. Please do it again!”


About The Course Instructor

Dr Adam Jakes


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

PG cert (Health Research, Clinical Education & Healthcare Leadership)

How The Course Works?

A series of three webinars covering clinical audit, quality improvement and leadership & management.

Pre-recorded training videos

Course certificate

CPD Points

How The Course Will Help You

Learn the importance of clinical governance within the NHS, the processes involved in completing an audit/quality improvement and further develop leadership & management skills.

Who Is This Course For?

All healthcare professionals applying for NHS clinical jobs

Special offer

£45   £35


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