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Research – health (continued)

For research into health and co-production, see also the resources on the Involve (NIHR) website.     Optimising the impact of health services research on the organisation and delivery of health services: a study of embedded models of knowledge co-production in the NHS (January 2018-June 2020) The multi-method Embedded Research study aims to increase the influence of health services research in two main ways. First, we will develop the evidence base underpinning the nature and […]

Shared decision making (health)

Shared decision making is when health professionals and patients work together. This puts people at the centre of decisions about their own treatment and care. Explore further with these NICE guidelines.  NHS England has more information and a summary guide for people and organisations leading local implementation of shared decision making. Shared decision making: a model for clinical practice from The Health Foundation aims to translate existing conceptual descriptions of shared decision making int a three-step […]

Social prescribing

Recognising that people’s health is determined primarily by a range of social, economic and environmental factors, social prescribing seeks to address people’s needs in a holistic way. It also aims to support individuals to take greater control of their own health. As well as benefitting the individual, social prescribing schemes could also lead to a reduction in the use of NHS services. Essentially, it’s a mechanism for linking patients with non-medical sources of support within the community […]

Research – social justice

Co-production and social injustice (2018-19) Co-production implies a collaborative approach to public service reform, whereby service-users and citizens are regarded as equal partners in each stage of the process. Underpinned by a philosophy which values individuals, communities and the virtues of social capital and reciprocity; co-production contrasts starkly with traditional, service-led, top-down ways of public service reform whereby decisions are made exclusively by those in positions of power. Instead, it is an approach which endorses […]