Get Well, Stay Well

We are delighted that our Learning website Get Well, Stay well, is now live. Course information Get Well, Stay Well Get Well, Stay Well introduces you to some new ideas and helps you to practice some new skills to help manage your long-term health condition, whatever...

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May ’19 Programme Board

The third meeting of our Programme Board took place in Berlin on the 16th May 2019. This meeting focused on the ongoing development of CEmPaC, including the launch of the Get Well Stay Well learning website.

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The EFFICHRONIC project

The EFFICHRONIC project: vulnerable European citizens with a chronic condition and their care   Self-management programmes that promote healthy habits are leading to a better quality of life and therefore better health outcomes for European citizens. These...

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Understanding Health Care Needs

A  very useful report from the Health Foundation “Understanding the health care needs of people with multiple health conditions”  highlights that nearly one in four people living in England have two or more conditions, which have been linked to poorer quality of life...

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Commissioning Self Management

Guidance on Commissioning Evidenced Based Self-Management Programmes From Talking Health, Talking Action This easy to read and concise guide outlines the six easy steps to commissioning community based self-management interventions. These programmes are extensively...

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Insea

Insea

What is it? Implementation of a Self Management Program for people with chronic diseases in Germany. INSEA (Initiative für Selbstmanagement und aktives Leben) offers the evidence-based self-management courses of the Stanford University’s Chronic Disease...

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The Greatest Emergency in Living Memory

The Greatest Emergency in Living Memory

Health and care systems around the world are facing their greatest emergency in living memory. This was the type of statement many commentators were writing before Covid-19. Then they were referring to the ability of systems to deal with the triple effect of an aging...

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Neuro Science and Implications for self-management

Neuro Science and Implications for self-management

Introduction We are really pleased to welcome Clinical Psychologist, Dr Patrick Hill as our guest blog. He recently published a paper in The British Journal of Pain on how the nervous system (and brain) may play a role in how we develop chronic pain and fatigue. Here...

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What are we doing about frequent callers?

By Rhian Monteith “Rhian, what are we doing about Frequent Callers?” Four years ago I was asked that question and my only answer was “Nothing…yet.”  But as an Advanced Paramedic it’s my role to find new ways to improve patients’ lives. So I did some research. What I...

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Care is about Caring

With thanks to Helen Serginson (developed with Emma Loftus). The hardest thing about needing carers is building trust and developing relationships of care. When you need your carer to help you with so many personal things you have to trust in them entirely. But to...

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