In this brief article, Sara Riggare describes how her limited contact with health services (two appointments with her consultant a year) highlights the importance of being able to manage her own health and describes some of the skills and techniques she uses to manage her Parkinson's.
This report contains the independent evaluation of the second phase of our Co-creating Health improvement programme. The evaluation, conducted by Firefly, provides valuable insight into how to sustain changes in clinical practice to more effectively support people with long-term conditions.
This report gives the findings from an independent evaluation of phase 1 of the Health Foundation's Co-creating Health self-management support improvement programme.
This document focuses on people who have long term physical health problems and describes how GPs and the other members of the primary health care team can support them to live their lives more comfortably with their condition.
It is intended that all patients and clinicians who read it can feel more conﬁdent about how to use Care Planning in their daily practice to achieve better health outcomes, improve the efﬁciency of working together and reduce ‘strain’ on the NHS and social services.
Self-management support for cancer survivors: guidance for developing interventions – an update of the evidence
This review updates current knowledge of cancer-specific self-management support, as well as provides insight into selective self-management support initiatives currently being tested within practice.