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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2nd CEmPaC Programme Board

On the 25th October 2018, our programme Board convened for in Copenhagen. The purpose of the meeting was to plan and discuss the immediate next steps and direction of CEmPaC, with a particular focus on the ways in which we share information via our web pages.  ...

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Impact of Self Management on NHS services

A new report shows correlation between people’s ability to manage their health condition and use of NHS services. “We found that patients who were most able to manage their health conditions had 38% fewer emergency admissions than the patients who were least able to....

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Information for Health Insurers and Health Care Commissioners

A Brief introduction to approaches that increase health literacy and patient activation for people with long term health conditions  1.1    Background The scale of growth in multimorbidity and an ageing population requires health and social care systems to scale up...

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The Other Side of Empowerment

Here, a patient carer shares their experiences of what it is really like to be a parent carer and needing to regularly access services. "It’s exhausting because it’s so damned hard. Parenting is tough but dealing with the system is tougher. It drains." "Sadly...

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