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Patient and public involvement in diabetes care

Evidence tells us that involving people with diabetes, carers and the public in designing and improving diabetes services can transform people's lives, improve care and develop the resilience of individuals and communities.

Use the following resources and tools to improve patient and public involvement in diabetes care.

Essential reading

  • Framework for patient and public participation in primary care commissioning, NHS England (March 2016) (PDF, 654KB)

    This framework is a guide for primary care commissioners, in NHS England and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), on how to involve patients and the public in the commissioning of primary care services. This framework is particularly relevant to co-commissioning and provides practical examples and case studies from various locations across England.   This framework is a guide for primary care commissioners, in NHS England and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), on how to involve patients and the public in the commissioning of primary care services. This framework is particularly relevant to co-commissioning and provides practical examples and case studies from various locations across England.   
  • 4Pi national involvement standards, National Involvement Partnership website (January 2015)

    This report provides a simple framework to enable individuals, services and organisations to think about how to make involvement work well. Developed by service users and carers, the framework provides the key elements to successful involvement: principles, purpose, presence, process and impact (4Pi).This report provides a simple framework to enable individuals, services and organisations to think about how to make involvement work well. Developed by service users and carers, the framework provides the key elements to successful involvement: principles, purpose, presence, process and impact (4Pi).
  • Transforming participation in health and care, NHS England website (September 2013)

    This guidance aims to help commissioners and others understand what individual and public participation mean in practice. The guidance also provides information about developing the culture, systems and processes which make participation a reality.This guidance aims to help commissioners and others understand what individual and public participation mean in practice. The guidance also provides information about developing the culture, systems and processes which make participation a reality.
  • Involving patients in improving safety, The Health Foundation website (January 2013)

    This evidence scan describes ways that patients have been involved in improving safety. The scan shows that supporting patient involvement in safety improvement will not solve all the safety issues in the NHS, but involving patients and carers can be an important component of broader strategies.This evidence scan describes ways that patients have been involved in improving safety. The scan shows that supporting patient involvement in safety improvement will not solve all the safety issues in the NHS, but involving patients and carers can be an important component of broader strategies.

Shared practice examples

  • An evaluation of storytelling in the NHS, Nursing Times website (2015)

    This article gives examples of how individual NHS Trusts have used storytelling. It presents findings from a research study that looks at the use of patient stories and their impact on NHS organistions in the Midlands and East region.This article gives examples of how individual NHS Trusts have used storytelling. It presents findings from a research study that looks at the use of patient stories and their impact on NHS organistions in the Midlands and East region.
  • Power to the people, Diabetes Modernisation Initiative website (2014)

    This toolkit provides examples, information and tips for anyone who wants to transform healthcare services through engaging with patients and the public.This toolkit provides examples, information and tips for anyone who wants to transform healthcare services through engaging with patients and the public.
  • Bradford beating diabetes, Bradford City CCG website (November 2013)

    This public awareness campaign recruited 20 champions, including patients, members of the public and health workers, to support people at risk of diabetes to make changes to their lifestyle through a NICE recommended intensive lifestyle change programme (ILCP). Find out more about the Bradford beating diabetes campaign.This public awareness campaign recruited 20 champions, including patients, members of the public and health workers, to support people at risk of diabetes to make changes to their lifestyle through a NICE recommended intensive lifestyle change programme (ILCP). Find out more about theBradford beating diabetes campaign.

Resources

Resources for involvement in research

Resources for involvement in clinical audit

Resources for self-assessment

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