Clinical Governance

Clinical Governance is the system by which the governing body, managers, clinicians and staff share responsibility and accountability for the quality of care, continuously improving, minimising risks, and fostering an environment of excellence in care for patients and consumers.  

The SESLHD Clinical Governance Unit provides a range of services to the District, its services and facilities in order to support the NSW Health Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Program

These functions include:

  • Accreditation and National Standards
  • Incidents and Complaints
  • Clinical Performance
  • Incident Management and Root Cause Analysis
  • Clinical Practice Improvement
  • Safety Alerts and Product Recalls
  • Open Disclosure

The Clinical Governance Unit also support teams and services across South Eastern Sydney Local Health District to improve their work on a day to day basis by providing Improvement education and through the implementation of the SESLHD Patient Safety Program.