Putting Patients at the Heart of Care

August 2017

NHS NEWS

Country of origin: UK

In June 2009, the Department of Health brought together patients, third sector representatives, clinicians and managers to look at the role that Patient and Public Engagement (PPE) is already playing in shaping and improving services. PPE is an approach that puts the people who use services at the heart of care and involves understanding their experience of services, empowering them to make decisions and involving them in the design and delivery of care. The Department of Health has now issued a document outlining the emerging vision for PPE, what it means and the role it can play in driving up the efficiency, quality and productivity of services.

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Start Smart Then Focus April 2018 The Department of Health has published new guidance Start Smart - Then Focus which will help hospital prescribers ensure...
Website on the dangers of counterfeit drugs March 2018 Amid increased concern over the growing epidemic of counterfeit drugs, the National Associations of Boards of Pharmacy has...
Technology In The NHS December 2017 The report 'Technology in the NHS: Transforming the patient?s experience of care' was commissioned by The King?s Fund and...
Reducing the Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics December 2017 The National Public Health Service for Wales (NPHS) has published its second annual report from its Antimicrobial...
Emergency Planning For NHS Organisations November 2017 Guidance on arrangements for service provision during a major incident has been published by the Department of Health. It...
Tackling Healthcare Associated Infections November 2017 Information on recent initiatives to tackle healthcare associated infections and details of new ideas to promote clean and...
Clean, Safe Care: Reducing Infections And Saving Lives November 2017 A document has been published which draws together recent initiatives to tackle healthcare associated infections and...
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