Putting it into Practice

Title: How to develop a patient and carer advisory group in a quality improvement study
Author: Loud, F., Jain, N. & Thomas, N.
Date Published: 2013
Reference: Journal of Renal Care, 39 (Supplement 2), 2-9
Are service users or carers authors: Yes

Abstract: This article describes how a patient/ carer advisory group contributed to a project to improve the quality of information/ advice given to renal patients in order to support self-management of their condition. The group developed an information pack for patients and contributed to the training given to health professionals and patients. This case study illustrates the contributions that patients can make to quality improvement projects.

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Date Entered: 2013/10/28

Date Edited: 2013/10/28

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