Bring it on – 40 ways to support Patient Leadership – Centre for Patient Leadership – April 2013

Posted on April 12, 2013. Filed under: Patient Participation | Tags: |

Bring it on – 40 ways to support Patient Leadership – Centre for Patient Leadership – April 2013

“Patient Leaders are patients, service users and carers, who work with others at strategic level to influence change in health and healthcare. Patient leadership is more than patient and public engagement and can make a unique contribution to improving services. This Guide – the first of its kind – explains what patient leadership means and the role and purpose of patient leaders. It aims to help NHS organisations foster patient leadership and Patient Leaders. In particular, it is designed so that senior managers, board members and staff in NHS and social care can develop and/or maintain an environment where:

• Patient Leaders are able to engage in effective dialogue with clinical and managerial leaders and others about the health care they provide
• Patient leadership can thrive
• Patient leaders are supported and developed
• People want to become patient leaders

It can also be used by Patient Leaders themselves.”

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