The General Practice: Health of the Nation 2017 report draws on specifically commissioned research involving more than 1300 RACGP Fellows from all parts of Australia to provide a unique overview of the general practice sector.
This essay reviews the role of paradigms in molding the thoughts of a scientific field and looks rigorously at what two key terms mean – empowered and engaged – and how their interaction points to a new way forward.
An article offering two suggestions for enhancing the role of the patient in decision making.
This extensive resource, based on evidence and leading practices, helps patients and families, patient partners, providers, and leaders work together more effectively to improve patient safety.
This article discussed different understandings of representation in the commissioning process. With especial attention to the representative role of patients and the public in decision making structures and processes.
A fantastic checklist of how and more importantly why consumer voices should be well considered
To get the most out of speaking with your doctor, you should be prepared. This article provides some ideas about what you can do to be prepared.
An article discussing how accreditation with nationally consistent standards for culturally safe clinical care will improve Indigenous health outcomes.
The Beryl Institute argues that everyone has a voice in healthcare, including patients and families, especially in the context of policy development which will affect them.
What enables trusts to improve? What do you need to do to turn round an organisation with thousands of staff, operating on a number of sites and with growing pressures on services?
The healthcare system will be safer, and patients will have better experiences and health outcomes when patients, families, and the public are fully engaged in program and service design and delivery.
A resource for researchers who want to involve people affected by cancer at any stage in their research.
Should patient and family-caregiver participants be paid? It’s a growing question as patient engagement activities become more common. The Change Foundation has designed an easy-to-use tool, to help decide on a case-by-case basis.
The fourth annual edition of Vital Signs, produced by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
A community outreach programme used established links with local agencies to try out an intervention using service users as dental ambassadors.
Using a coproduction model a research training for service users and carers was developed. Their unique experience underpinned the group's values and training development.
This is a model to focus on sustainability and continuation of support to ensure each patient and family experience is based on communication at every interaction with them.
This framework will assist in the delivery of a more effective and coordinated national response to chronic conditions.
"Dying to Talk" is a discussion starter kit about end of life care that has been specifically developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This themed review brings together insights from health care professionals, researchers, patients and carers on the quality and organisation of end of life care.
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