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  • 16Aug

    GP Patient Survey 2018

    NHS England together with Ipsos MORI, have published the latest Official Statistics from the GP Patient Survey. The survey provides information on patients’ overall experience of primary care services and their overall experience of accessing these services. Data are weighted by age and gender so that results resemble the eligible registered list population of each practice…

  • 9Aug

    New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced

    Hundreds of lives will be saved each year under plans to change the law to a new system of consent. The government has outlined plans to implement a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in order to tackle a shortage of donors. This will mean everyone is considered an organ donor unless…

  • 9Aug

    Digital health as a complementary therapy

    Excerpts from an article in Pharmaphorum: For years, digital health has been heralded as the saviour of health services and the answer to patient engagement. Now the conversation is changing from what technology can do, to what it might need a little help with – and that’s offering the human touch. We are living through a…

  • 9Aug

    Patient and public engagement in research and health system decision making

    A systematic review of evaluation tools: Patient and public engagement is growing, but evaluative efforts remain limited. Reviews looking at evaluation tools for patient engagement in individual decision making do exist, but no similar articles in research and health systems have been published. The objective was to systematically review and appraise evaluation tools for patient…

  • 2Aug

    A big overlooked flaw with health tech: Patients hate going to the doctor

    Excerpts from an article from CNBC: Digital health companies need to think more about the doctor/patient relationship. Medical experts say that many are steering people to the doctor, but patients are ignoring the advice. That could create more separation between the patient and the care provider, and not less. Digital health is one of the hottest…

  • 2Aug

    School-based self-regulation interventions can improve child academic, health and behavioural outcomes

    Different types of interventions improve self-regulation in children and young people, which helps children to manage their behaviour and emotions. School curriculum-based interventions show the most consistently positive results. Interventions also improve longer-term academic, health and social outcomes. Self-regulation encompasses a range of skills, including controlling your own emotions, interacting positively with others, avoiding inappropriate…

  • 2Aug

    Celebrating involvement in healthcare community grants 2018

    Community grants of up to £2500 to highlight patient and public involvement in the voluntary sector. Has your voluntary, community or social enterprise group done some amazing patient, service-user or carer involvement work that’s improved healthcare services? If so we want you to tell us about it. In fact, we want to support you to…

  • 2Aug

    New care record guide to support patient safety and better care

    The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has published its revised standards for the structure and content of health and care records to support digital information sharing among professionals and help people access better, safer care. The “PRSB Standards for the Structure and Content of Health and Care Records” are an essential resource that describes the…

  • 2Aug

    Social prescribing schemes across England to receive £4.5 million

    The funding will allow GPs to refer more patients to social activities and other types of support to improve health and wellbeing and reduce demand on NHS services. The government will invest nearly £4.5 million in programmes to refer patients to local voluntary and community services such as walking clubs, gardening or arts activities. The…

  • 26Jul

    Stories or numbers or stories and numbers

    Blog for Patient Experience Library: A few weeks ago we suggested that the Gosport Inquiry should finally bring to an end the idea that patient stories are simply “anecdote”, carrying less weight than the “hard” evidence of statistical data. This week, we have dug back into our archive to revisit the issue via a conference presentation…

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