This paper sets out a paradigm for supporting people to better manage their health through engaging individuals more effectively, integrating behaviour change into care delivery models, using the power of networks, utilizing remote technologies and engaging wider stakeholders.
This article argues that a common ethical and legal standard for informed consent is needed which reflects the ethical principles of balancing beneficence (doing good) with respect for patient autonomy, and that such a standard should be informed by the principles of shared decision making. This article is only available to subscribers or for a fee.
Demonstrating quality of life and cost benefits: the impact of self management on five patients living with Chronic Pain
This case study briefly summarises the quality of life improvements, changes in medication and interventions for 5 patients involved in Calderdale and Huddersfield’s Co-creating Health programme, and potential associated savings.
This paper considers the research evidence for a range of interventions to avoid emergency or unplanned hospital admissions. Its findings from the research literature include that patient self-management seems to be beneficial.