Self-management support for Canadians with chronic health conditions: A focus for primary health care – Health Council of Canada – May 2012

Posted on May 18, 2012. Filed under: Chronic Disease Mgmt | Tags: , |

Self-management support for Canadians with chronic health conditions: A focus for primary health care – Health Council of Canada – May 2012

“The report explores how self-management support can improve patient outcomes and better integrate the health system for this purpose. It profiles a range of practices and calls for targeted investments in self-management support strategies.”

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Co-creating Health: Evaluation of first phase – The Health Foundation [UK] – April 2012

Posted on May 8, 2012. Filed under: Chronic Disease Mgmt, Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality | Tags: , , |

Co-creating Health: Evaluation of first phase – The Health Foundation [UK] – April 2012

An independent evaluation of the Health Foundation’s Co-creating Health improvement programme

ISBN 978-1-906461-39-3

“This report gives the findings from an independent evaluation of phase 1 of our Co-creating Health self-management support improvement programme.

The first phase of Co-Creating Health began in 2007. It was a three year initiative in eight sites across the UK that aimed to demonstrate the impact, on clinicians and patients alike, of integrating self-management support into routine care for people with long-term conditions.

The evaluation of the programme provides valuable insights into what worked and the further challenges health systems need to address to support people to develop confidence in managing their long-term conditions themselves.
Key findings

Some of the key findings from the evaluation were:”

… continues on the site

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Closing the Gap: Changing Relationships [UK The Health Foundation] – March 2011

Posted on March 18, 2011. Filed under: Patient Participation | Tags: , |

Closing the Gap: Changing Relationships [UK The Health Foundation] – March 2011

“With the complexity of services increasing, it is more important than ever that people are equipped to actively manage their care and that services do not lose the ability to ‘see the person in the patient’.

In Closing the Gap through Changing Relationships, over 2011 and 2012, eight partnerships will be working on projects that aim to build new relationships between people and health services.

This booklet contains overviews and information on the eight projects”  … continues on the site

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