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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

CPD: 5 minutes

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?

CPD: 20 minutes

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


Clinical governance and the Code of Professional Conduct

Clinical governance and the Code of Professional Conduct

CPD: 5 minutes

Melissa Donald, Chair of RCVS Standards Committee, explains why clinical governance is a Code of Professional Conduct requirement for vets and nurses.


Clinical governance section of the Code of Professional Conduct

Clinical governance section of the Code of Professional Conduct

CPD: 10 minutes

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

CPD: 15 minutes

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.


Quality Improvement in veterinary regulation

Quality Improvement in veterinary regulation

CPD: 30 minutes

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.