Health & Healthcare
Everyone should be entitled to free healthcare, minimal income inequality and a society that addresses the true causes of ill health.
NHS Values & Personalisation
This short essay describes how to face some of the fears raised about the application of personalisation within the NHS.
This report describes the efficiencies possible in healthcare through the use of personalisation.
Dying with Dignity
This report explores how personalisation could transform end of life care. It outlines the approaches necessary to avoid the current high levels of undue hospitalisation.
Commissioning for Health Improvement
Brian Fisher describes a model developed in Lewisham which could shift healthcare away from institutional and hospital-based provision towards health improvement.
Vidhya Alakeson of the Resolution Foundation describes how personalisation and the use of individual budgets in healthcare could promote better health and well-being.
Proactive Primary Care
An example of how UK primary care can offer safer more supportive personalised care whilst saving money at the same time.
Stories of mental health recovery and self-directed support from Hertfordshire
A Fair Start
Pippa Murray makes the case for an integrated Personalised Pathway to enable disabled children and their families to take control of health, education and care funding.
'The CHF in 223?' - That's My Mother
Terry Lynch describes how damaging it can be when professionals see only the label, not the person. For an older person this can be a matter of life and death.
Integration through Personalisation
Only a model which examines the value and role of integration from the perspective of the citizen will begin to bring some much needed clarity into the current system.
Resource Allocation in Mental Health
Simon Duffy explores the possibility of integrating resource allocation systems for health and social care for mental health.
Decision-Making in Health
When our life is threatened and real expertise offers us some possibility of extending or improving our life then it makes sense to share control with appropriate professionals.
This model enables families with disabled children to take effective control over their support, while getting coordinated expert support.
Personalised Support is a system for providing support to people with complex and challenging needs to live their own life, on their own terms, but as active citizens.
Personalised Transition is a system for enabling young people with complex needs to leave school and to achieve active citizenship within their communities.
A Healthy Choice? Direct Payments in the NHS
This article sets out the case for extending Direct Payments or other forms of self-directed support to the health care system.