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Episode 1: Clinical governance, the Code of Conduct and Quality Improvement

The Quality Improvement (QI) Boxset will allow you to learn about Quality Improvement with small bite-sized episodes of content. Just like streaming services, you can scroll and pick and choose what you want to watch or listen to. 

Episode 1 includes:

  • Explaining clinical governance and how it fits into the RCVS Code of Conduct.
  • Summarising how clinical governance is assessed by the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.
  • Describing how Quality Improvement and clinical governance fit together.

Introduction to Quality Improvement

Introduction to Quality Improvement

QI is something everyone can benefit from –not just veterinary teams, but animals and owners too. 


How can Quality Improvement help with clinical governance?

How can Quality Improvement help with clinical governance?

What are the differences between clinical governance and QI?

Pam Mosedale, QI Clinical Lead, explains the differences and how QI tools can help practice teams with clinical governance.


Clinical governance and the Code of Professional Conduct

Clinical governance and the Code of Professional Conduct

Why is clinical governance a Code of Professional Conduct requirement for vets and nurses?

Melissa Donald, Chair of RCVS Standards Committee, explains in a chat with Pam Mosedale.


Clinical governance section of the Code of Professional Conduct

Clinical governance section of the Code of Professional Conduct

Remind yourself about what the Code of Professional Conduct says about clinical governance.


Clinical governance and the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme

Clinical governance and the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme

Anne Lawson one of the RCVS Practice Standards Assessors, explains what all practices need to do at the different levels of the Practice Standards Scheme (PSS), from core standards to the awards.

Clinical governance module of the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme

Clinical governance module of the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme

Have a look at the clinical governance module of the Practice Standards Scheme. Ideal to print off and share amongst your team.


Improvement not disapproval - Quality Improvement in veterinary regulation

Improvement not disapproval - Quality Improvement in veterinary regulation

Lizzie Lockett, CEO of the RCVS, discusses her personal perspective on QI, why it's important for all people working in practice to be alive to change, and RCVS initiatives that support the adoption of QI.