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
Understanding patient choice is vital in assessing the closeness of competition between hospitals. The standard technique used in the UK is to estimate substitution patterns based on historical GP referrals. This paper compares the results of the ‘GP referral’ methodology to a demand
A guide for GP online services Patient Participation Group (PPG) members which gives some top tips on how to engage their practice in registering more patients for online services.
Report from the Centre for Policy Studies think tank on the need for a truly digital NHS based on a bottom up approach and the use of a plethora of health apps. it recommends: Digitisation of all health records New
Updated guidance for commissioners, GPs and providers on how to implement patients’ legal rights to choose their care provider and the team they see for their mental health care.