NOTE: THE DESCRIPTIONS FOR ALL WEBSITES NOTED BELOW ARE THOSE OF THE WEBSITE
A Guide to Effective Consumer Participation in Mental Health
Services (NZ) (pdf)
This guide has been
issued by the Ministry of Health for use by providers of mental health
services including doctors, nurses, health workers, caseworkers and caregivers,
other services which are utilised by mental health
consumers, and consumers themselves. This is
a guide for practice within mental health services. Part of the service role is
with and involvement of consumers in decisions made abut
the general running of the service.
The Patients Forum
We aim to provide a wide range of information relating
to the patients' movement in the UK. This is primarily for our member
organisations, who represent the interests of people
who use health services, to enable them to strengthen their work in informing
and influencing decision-makers.
CCNet's primary role is to get
healthcare consumers involved in the production of Cochrane
Systematic Reviews. Go directly to Cochrane Summaries for
of Cochrane Reviews if you are looking for information about healthcare
Association for Patient Participation (UK)
Through this site you can access the host of facilities that
N.A.P.P. offers to member Groups. Non members
may learn of a Patient Participation Group in their area or find out how to
Online (UK) consumer participation documents
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Background report on participation
standards and indicators (pdf) (Aust.)
This document presents the resulting
suite of recommended consumer, carer and community
participation standards and associated indicators. A number of sub-measures are
included to guide health services in achieving the relevant standard. Health
Issues Centre developed this suite of standards in collaboration with the
project Reference Group.
Centred Care: Improving
quality and safety through partnerships with patients and consumers (Aust.)
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