Web developer Lindsey Fallow, a patient with complex health issues, reflects on NHS Digital’s E-Nursing campaign and the need for healthcare providers to keep pace with technological change to deliver the best care.
Person-centred care shouldn’t be an add-on or an afterthought; it should be embedded in the way that on-going care and support is delivered. For people with a learning disability and dementia this is no exception.
Gary Copitch, Chief Executive at People's Voice Media, shares how Community Reporting can empower people with lived experience to tell their own, authentic stories, offering valuable and understanding insight into their realities.
A blog from Ewan King, director of business development and delivery, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) on using people's and communities’ strengths, skills and networks. If we just focus on services, we will miss the opportunity to foster social networks.
Alex Fox is chief executive of Shared Lives Plus, the UK network for family-based and small-scale ways of supporting adults and a member of National Voices. Following publication of the overall Care Quality Commission (CQC) ratings for adult social care providers, Alex blogs about what is needed for high quality social care.
Seven days have passed and everything has changed. A landslide became a minority government. Two health ministers , David Mowatt and Nicola Blackwood, lost their seats. Hard Brexit might become a bit softer. Two party politics is back, for now.
But, actually, a lot of things haven’t changed at all.
Research into patients’ experience is going on in various ways all over the country. Often charities are commissioning research which might not be known to academics, and vice versa. Speaking as a research manager, I have always found it really important to find out what research others have done and what their findings were. More than this though, it’s very helpful to hear what research is currently underway but not yet published, or is in the pipeline, and what the focus will be.