health care, acute care, primary care, secondary care, general practice, health-social care divide, long-term care, continuing health care, chronic health conditions, self-care, expert patients, health promotion, prevention, end of life care
This policy paper from the University of Birmingham's Health Services Management Centre examines the use of evidence in implementing self-directed support in health care.
Visit page | 18/11/13
Vinesh Kumar explains why the Avarind Eye Clinic has much to teach the NHS and western medicine in general.
Visit page | 12/11/13
Sam Sly reflects on the barriers to progress in getting people home from abusive and institutional placements.
Visit page | 14/10/13
A report by Lisa Monaghan on the implications of the 8 Pillar Model for supporting people with dementia in practice.
Visit page | 01/08/13
Terry Lynch describes how you can stay safe in hospital - a guide relevant to all of us - but especially older and disabled people.
Visit page | 30/07/13
Written by Simon Duffy this paper suggests it's time to re-think commissioning and work with communities in a real partnership of equals.
Visit page | 18/07/13
Simon Duffy outlines a promising innovation from Plymouth that aims to return people home from institutional care.
Visit page | 11/07/13
This book examines how members of the public can get involved in public health, primarily as volunteers or lay health workers.
Visit page | 14/05/13
The use of personal budgets for healthcare raises many different questions about the role of the doctor and the nature of medical expertise.
Visit page | 24/04/13
Transformative leadership - not new systems, targets or policies - will help public services to tackle the problems of abuse in hospital.
Visit page | 24/02/13