Special Issue "Patient and Staff Experience: An Exploration of Factors Contributing to Quality, Safety and Sound Governance"
A special issue of Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 August 2019).
2. The University Hospitals of North Midland NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
3. VID Specialized University, Bergen, Norway
Interests: spirituality; spiritual care; dignity and respect; culture and values; person-centred care and holistic care; nursing; patient experience; quality and safety
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2. Narh-Bita College, Accra, Ghana
3. Governing Body – Registered Nurse, National Health Service (NHS) Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Halifax, UK
Interests: nursing; practice development; person-centered care; clinical governance; workplace culture; patient safety and patient and staff experience
Interests: patient safety; governance (clinical and corporate); quality; regulation and learning from external review and scrutiny
The purpose and scope of this Special Issue is to focus on key themes aligned to patient safety, quality and governance in healthcare. A specific emphasis will be placed on patient and staff perceptions, perspectives and experiences that affect the delivery and practice of healthcare. Proposed themes are: Patient safety and clinical governance, quality and culture, professional accountability, review, regulation and scrutiny, measuring impact and outcomes, sharing and learning from incidents, reviews, events and inspection.
Prof. Dr. Wilfred McSherry
Prof. Dr. Robert McSherry
Mr. Paddy Pearce
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Healthcare is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Patient and staff perspectives and experiences
- Patient safety and culture
- Sharing and learning of not-so-good and good practices
- Demonstrating impact and outcomes