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An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety$
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Elizabeth Haxby, David Hunter, and Siân Jaggar

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199558612

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.001.0001

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Self-management and the Expert Patient

Self-management and the Expert Patient

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(p.361) Chapter 41 Self-management and the Expert Patient
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An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety
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Deborah Trenchard

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0041

This chapter focuses on NHS policy on involving patients in the design and delivery of healthcare. The Expert Patient programme was developed to empower patients with chronic disease and enhance their control of their own health. Knowledgeable patients have improved life control and activity, often suffer fewer symptoms, and are more resourceful.

Keywords:   self-management, patient care, patient involvement, healthcare provision, patient empowerment

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