Making shared decision-making a reality. No decision about me, without me – The King’s Fund – 28 July 2011

Posted on August 1, 2011. Filed under: Patient Participation | Tags: , |

Making shared decision-making a reality. No decision about me, without me – The King’s Fund – 28 July 2011
Angela Coulter, Alf Collins

Summary

“The government wants to place patients’ needs, wishes and preferences at the heart of clinical decision-making, a vision articulated by the Secretary of State for Health, Andrew Lansley, in the phrase ‘nothing about me, without me’. But what does this mean in practice?

Making shared decision-making a reality: No decision about me, without me aims to answer that question. It clarifies what is meant by the term shared decision-making and what skills and resources are required to implement it and it also outlines what action is needed to make this vision a reality.

The principle of shared decision-making in the context of a clinical consultation is that it should:”

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