Clinical Governance activities form an important component of the Department’s activities. There is a monthly morbidity and mortality meeting which is prepared by SpR/StRs. All trainees will receive consultant supervision whlist undertaking audit projects with the support of the Audit Department. A Neonatal Standards and Practices Group issues clinical guidelines for surgical neonates and SpRs/StRs are encouraged to participate in the group’s activities. Trainees who are interested in developing the skills to create Surgical Integrated Care Pathways will receive support.