There is a person in the patient

Care itself is an interaction between people, so the prefix of ‘person-centred’ should be implicit, but I guess we need to clarify that there is a person in the patient. Since living with severa...


Realising the Value

The election threw up some surprises didn’t it? One was the remarkable consensus over the crisis facing the NHS: a potential £30bn funding gap by then end of the decade. How is this to be addres...


Why isn’t care planning happening in the NHS?

People with long-term conditions are being short-changed by the NHS. In January 2006, a government White Paper promised that they would be given the opportunity to shape their own care plans and su...