North East of England primary care Collingwood and Central Surgeries: methods for changing clinician behaviour

North east England
This case study was provided by Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust and discusses its project to find additional ways of reminding clinicians about shared decision making and encouraging more of this activity. The project's approach was to code consultation behaviour, using the national prac...

Newcastle Urology: changing attitudes with information for patients

North east England
This case study was provided by Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust about their project to help patients with enlarged prostate understand their condition and the types of treatment available. The team implemented decision aids developed by the NHS, adding them to the clinical pathway.

Newcastle Obstetrics: Shared decision making with women considering vaginal birth after a previous caesarean section

North east England
This case study was provided by Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust and discusses the project was run by the Newcastle obstetrics team, focusing on women considering vaginal birth after a previous caesarean section (VBAC). The team made changes to the care pathway, giving women who had had o...

Cardiff breast care: tools measuring changing behaviour

Wales
This case study was provided by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The project was carried out by the breast care team in Cardiff. The team set out to measure patient involvement in shared decision making in breast care. The team used two tools, a shared decision making questionna...

Cardiff and quality improvement: using action learning sets

Wales
This case study was provided by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and discusses how action learning sets were built in to the MAGIC programme to facilitate collaboration with primary care teams.

Cardiff head and neck cancer: developing short decision support tools

Wales
This project was run by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and set out to enable patients to take part in active decision making through the use of decision support tools. They agreed priority areas, appointed clinical experts, and developed draft option grids to share with patients for fee...

MAGIC: Shared decision making in breast cancer care

North east England
This case study was supplied by Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust and is an example of shared decision making from the Newcastle breast care team. The aim of the intervention was to help a patient to come to a shared decision that was right for her.