Tag: nurses

Health: patient participation

Effect of Patient Participation on Nurse and Patient Outcomes in Inpatient Healthcare Ding, B., Liu, W., Tsai, S.-B., Gu, D., Bian, F. & Shao, X. (2019) https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/16/8/1344 ————————————– What matters to people with COPD: outputs from Working Together for Change Early, F., Lettis, M., Winders, S-,J. & Fuld, J. (2019) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41533-019-0124-z ————————————– Co-production with people with Parkinson’s disease: making physical activity effective, meaningful and sustainable Hunter, H. and Gorst, T. (2019) An editorial piece on co-production […]

The Buurtzorg Model

Buurtzorg, a pioneering healthcare organisation established in 2007, is a great example of how organisations can better meet citizens’ needs by adopting alternative management and governance approaches. At its heart is a patient-centred and holistic model, which relies on self-managed teams of nurses. Its achievements in the Netherlands are impressive: patient satisfaction rates are the highest of any healthcare organisation in the country, substantial financial savings have been made, and Buurtzorg continues to be a great place for employees. […]