Jackie Barker explores whether mapping network surveys can trace conversations involving public members, and whether they can help us to understand the value of public involvement.
Sandra Tweddell, diabetes patient leader, wants to empower people to self-manage diabetes. She talks about her vision, the challenges, and leadership.
Kath Evans took over the Patient Voice South Twitter account on 5 May and these are the highlights. Kath is NHS England’s Head of Patient Experience for Children, Young People and Maternity. As Guest Editor of the day, Kath discussed and shared great ideas from across the country around services for children, young people and maternity.
On Tuesday 5 May, Kath Evans, Head of Patient Experience Children Young People and Maternity NHS England, will take over the Patient Voice South Twitter account.
The Patient Voice South monthly update brings together news and events on patient and public participation.
How South Devon and Torbay CCG are using social media to engage their local community
The CQC are keen to work closely with CCG engagement staff and reach out to health service users in your area. Please make contact with your local officer.
If you missed December's PVS webinar on how to engage with children and young people for commissioning purposes, here are resources to help.
Patient Voice South article featuring resources, case studies and current projects which encourage CCGs, PPGs and GP practices to work together to improve services, Jan 2015
The CQC has released a report on how complaints are managed across NHS, primary care and adult social card, and guidance on the Fit and Proper Persons Requirement for Directors and Duty of Candour
Are you interested in gathering video and podcasts from patients about their care? You can do this using a Community Reporting scheme, and with help for Patient Voice South and the Patients Association.
The National Association for Patient Participation (N.A.P.P.) provides all the help and support you need for developing or improving a Practice Participation Group at your GP surgery.
The Health Foundation has published a new guide to person-centred care that aims to provide a succinct overview of what it is and why it's important, plus examples to help you put it into practice. The Kings Fund has issued a report examining why person-centred care is making slow progress, and what can be done about it.
NHS England has launched 'Realising the Value Programme', an initiative that empowers people and communities to take more control of their own health. A grant is available to organisations that can help develop a programme to support the case for change.
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