General practice management of type 2 diabetes


Introduction
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The RACGP defines clinical governance as a framework through which clinicians and health service managers are jointly responsible and accountable for patient safety and quality care.4

Within this framework are embedded the principles of recognisably high standards of care, transparent responsibility and accountability for maintaining those standards, and a constant dynamic of quality improvement.5


Diabetes Australian and RACGP logo's
 
  1. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Standards for general practices. 4th edn. Melbourne: RACGP, 2010. 
  2. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. Safety and quality improvement guide Standard 1: Governance for safety and quality in health service organisations (October 2012). Sydney: ACSQHC, 2012.