PPI guidance from other organisations
Below is a selection of links to non-HQIP PPI and clinical audit guidance. If you are aware of information not listed here that you think could help others attain excellence in patient engagement, please do let us know by contacting either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists have produced the results of the National Audit of Schizophrenia in conjunction with service users. RCPsych were runners up in this year's National Clinical Audit awards - Partnership working with patients and service users. The second report is an easy to read version produced with service users and Mencap.
The USA agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) have produced four evidence-based strategies to engage patients and families in their care. Each strategy includes educational toold and resources for patients and families, training materials for healthcare professionals and case studies.
The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement have developed a Patient and Public Engagement Resource Hub, follow the link to find helpful tools that include a guide on engaging the public through social media and advice for engaging the community, patients and their families.
The Children's Society have developed an Engage Toolkit, that provides information on black and minority ethnic young carers, typically described as a "hard-to-reach" group. This informative website lists resources, contacts and practical steps to help practitioners in health and social care engage with young carers.
National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) have published the first-ever patient versions of the annual MINAP (heart attack care) and National Heart Failure Audit reports, written in collaboration with patient representatives in an attempt to increase awareness of the audits, particularly in patients with cardiovascular disease and their families.
The Royal College of Physicians have produced patient friendly versions of their national clinical audit reports, both reports were developed with extensive patient involvement.
- Falling standards, broken promises - based on findings from the national audit of falls and bone health in older people 2010. (pdf)
- Keeping control - What you should expect from your NHS bladder and bowel service. Based on findings from the national audit of continence care, 2010. (pdf)
Further patient-friendly reports from the RCP for the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP). The national reports have been broken down into regions and are available in easy action versions.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have produced a National audit report for parents and young people.
The King's Fund have launched a practical toolkit for working with patients to improve healthcare.
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