Our partners and members share their experiences, insights and knowledge.

NHS @Home – Iggy’s Experience

November 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

The NHS is struggling. It is on its knees and there is no more money (so we're told). Resources are not going to appear overnight; new doctors and nurses take time to train. Therefore, what we need is a change and that has to come from taking more responsibility ourselves. Technology that is available in most people’s pockets can help with this, but

How can data really improve health and care?

July 26th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

In light of the government publishing its draft national data strategy, we take a look back at the recommendations of our report on health inequalities and vaccine hesitancy, where we made a series of recommendations made about how data can be used to support or undermine efforts to tackle health inequalities.

Cancer, COVID and a Better Future

February 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

As one of the growing number of cancer survivors, (four years in remission and counting), I can empathise with those who, during the current Covid pandemic, are awaiting diagnosis or treatment for cancer. It will be an understandably difficult time for them, with even the most stoical and resilient among them likely to run the gamut of emotions, from anxiety and frustration to

What Matters Now? | Priorities for personalised care for people living with dementia

October 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Ian McCreath, Personalisation Lead at the Alzheimer's Society, explores how COVID-19 has impacted on the priorities for personalised care for people living with dementia. His blog encourages you to add your voice and ideas to their enquiry.

What leadership behaviours are needed to deliver on the Long-Term Plan?

September 9th, 2020|

The NHS Long Term Plan makes a clear commitment to Personalised Care. In this blog, Lynsey Oates, from the Personalised Care Group discusses what leadership behaviours are likely to be required to deliver on the Long Term Plan and how the Personalised Care Group are supporting that work.