Public and patient partnerships: How they can address the inequality and finance gap in health and care

15 / 06 / 2016

Both values-based and evidence-based considerations increasingly point to patient and public involvement as being key factors in achieving better patient outcomes. The UK would appear to have a very promising foundation for extending and promoting the wider adoption of patient leadership and communities as co-designers of services.

Nevertheless, research also suggests that few people really know what effective public or patient involvement means or how to implement it effectively. It argues that while it’s a positive idea to involve the patient, it is important to be both practical and specific about what this actually means in practice

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