Patient involvement

Patient Online

New guidance to support GP practices in providing online access for patients has been launched by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Patient Online: a Roadmap covers transactional services such as the booking and cancelling of GP appointments and … Read more → – Patient Online

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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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Friends and Family Test to start April 2013

From 1 April, all patients in acute inpatient hospital wards and A&E departments across the country will be offered the opportunity to complete a ‘Friends and Family Test’. The test is being introduced to allow patients to feed back their … Read more → – Friends and Family Test to start April 2013

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New guidance to bring confidence and reassurance to patients

Following last year’s commitment from the Government to enable patients to view their own GP records online by 2015, new guidance is now available to help people gain an understanding of their electronic health and care records and how to … Read more → – New guidance to bring confidence and reassurance to patients

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Steps set out for greater patient involvement and more choice

The Government has published its response to its consultation on proposals for greater patient involvement and more choice. The response to the ‘Liberating the NHS: No decision about me, without me’ consultation outlines how patients, including people who use mental … Read more → – Steps set out for greater patient involvement and more choice

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