Patient involvement

Personal health budgets DVD now available to professionals

Three years on: stories from the pilot programme, a DVD of patient and clinician experiences with personal health budgets, is now available to health and social care professionals. Seven patients, in the final year of the personal health budgets pilot … Read more → – Personal health budgets DVD now available to professionals

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NHS Friends and Family Test: guidance on scoring and presenting results published

Guidance for providers of NHS funded services on calculating and presenting the NHS friends and family test results has been published. The guidance details how scores will be calculated and how national and local publication should be carried out. It … Read more → – NHS Friends and Family Test: guidance on scoring and presenting results published

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New guidance to bring confidence and reassurance to patients

Following the Government’s commitment to enable patients to view their own GP records online by 2015, new guidance has been produced to help people gain an understanding of what an electronic health and care record is, how they can access … Read more → – New guidance to bring confidence and reassurance to patients

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Friends and Family Test to start April 2013

Seeking and acting on patient feedback is key to improving the quality of our services and putting patients at the heart of everything we do. From 1 April 2013, all patients in acute inpatient hospital wards and A&E departments across … Read more → – Friends and Family Test to start April 2013

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Steps set out for greater patient involvement and more choice

The Government’s response to its consultation on proposals for greater patient involvement and more choice has been published. For the first time, people who use mental health services will get more choice about where and how they get their condition … Read more → – Steps set out for greater patient involvement and more choice

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