NHS England has updated the “Putting Patients First” business plan. This report reaffirms NHS England’s commitment to improving the quality of care; improving equality and reducing health inequalities; and ensuring that patients and the public are involved in decisions about their care. Putting Patients First describes what NHS England does as an organisation in the NHS commissioning system.
Putting patients first: business plan 2014-15 to 2016-17. Leeds: NHS England Policy Directorate / Business Planning Team, March 31st 2014.
An Alternative Take: the Future Patient Manifesto
David Gilbert, Director of Patient Engagement at InHealth Associates has produced a ten-point manifesto on patient engagement:
The Future Patient: a manifesto for patient-led health and healthcare. [Online: Blog], October 2014.