Hospital Pathways Programme: An Assessment (Health Foundation / King’s Fund)


The Health Foundation‘s Hospital Pathways Programme was run in partnership with the King’s Fund as part of their Point of Care Programme. The idea was to work with patients, families, healthcare staff and hospital boards to improve patient experience.

The hospital pathways programme (HPP) aimed to improve processes of care and interactions between staff and patients, in five acute trusts.

Read more: Hospital Pathways Programme. Health Foundation.

This brief report describes and reviews the programme, explaining the method of evaluation, the lessons learned, and how those lessons have influenced the next programme, entitled Patient and Family-Centred Care (PFCC).

Full Text Link


Fitzsimons, B. [and] Wright, K. (2012). Hospital pathways programme: lessons learned. London: The King’s Fund, December 2012.

See also: Patient and Family-Centred Care.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

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