The Infected Blood Inquiry (IBI) is a public inquiry which will examine the circumstances in which patients treated by the NHS in the 1970s and 1980s received infected blood and/or blood products; the impact on their families; how the authorities
Patients Association report that finds patients with common conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and ulcerative colitis are being switched to new medicines without receiving the support they need to understand any changes, or to monitor and manage side effects
Royal College of Physicians guide to person-centred care in acute settings. The RCP’s top tips for person-centred care have four key components: improve communication help patients identify priorities and concerns involve patients in care and treatment planning, and decision making
An evaluation of a national charity working locally with primary schools, parents and carers, and others in the community to help children make healthy choices.
The plan sets out the cross-government programme of work to support carers over the next 2 years. It is structured around the following themes: services and systems that work for carers employment and financial wellbeing supporting young carers recognising and supporting
A report on an evaluation of a web-based communications campaign that aims to improve young people’s access to information on protecting their sexual health and avoiding unplanned pregnancy. This report sets out the findings of initial baseline qualitative research into
Best practice in terms of developing public information resources such as leaflets to support the national screening programmes. It also provides a definition of ‘personal informed choice’. Information about national screening programmes is available for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern
The learning from deaths national guidance is for NHS trusts on working with bereaved families and carers. It advises trusts on how they should support, communicate and engage with families following a death of someone in their care. Included is information
This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are
This booklet is designed to help families, parents and carers of those with a learning disability and autistic people to give feedback, raise concerns and make complaints across education, health and social care.
A guide to support staff make information more accessible to people with a learning disability- colleagues, public participants and patients.
Information leaflet for patients who have been brought to hospital by a police officer under section 135 of the Mental Health Act. The leaflets explain to the person: why they are in hospital what to expect during this section their rights
Information leaflet for patients who have been brought to hospital by a police officer under section 136 of the Mental Health Act. The leaflets explain to the person: why they are in hospital what to expect during this section their rights
This guide provides practical examples of language that will encourage positive interactions with people living with diabetes and subsequently positive outcomes.
Reports on the first phase of research on previous efforts to embed information into patient pathways and engagement with patients, healthcare professionals and commissioners in order to identify key themes related to the provision of high quality information. This project