Developing a ‘critical’ approach to patient and public involvement in patient safety in the NHS: learning lessons from other parts of the public sector?

Source: Health Expectations  Vol/Iss  15/4 pp.424-432.

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Date of publication: December 2012

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: Over the last 10 years there has been a significant drive within the NHS to develop greater patient and public involvement (PPI). In patient safety, the initiative to increase involvement has increasingly been seen as an important way of building a safety culture. This paper analyses some of the key underlying drivers for involvement in the wider context of health and social care and makes some suggestions on what lessons can be learned for developing the PPI agenda in patient safety.

Length of publication: 9 pages

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