The Department of Health

The Department of Health, Victoria defines clinical governance as ‘the system by which the governing body, managers, clinicians and staff share responsibility and accountability for the safety and quality of care’ (Department of Health, Victoria, 2013a). Since various health care professionals work within a unified system focusing on patient care, the latter elucidates the significance of role identification and scope of practice in each of them. This essay will further discuss the standards and scope of practice between a registered nurse and an enrolled nurse as established by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). The following rules today.