Based on the author, Bonnie Friedman's own experiences, Hospital Warrior lays out in direct, simple terms hard-learned and time-tested tactics to help ensure a loved one's medical needs are met. Hospital Warrior also includes checklists and interviews with doctors and other healthcare professionals who provide essential tips and advice for the reader.
Bonnie Friedman is passionate about hospital healthcare. Her expertise is hard-won, based on more than 24 years of advocating for her husband through 14 separate hospitalisations – some fairly routine, some quite dramatic and some truly life-and-death experiences.
This short video, by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, demonstrates the Soothing Patient Anxiety (SPA), a unique approach to co-production in meeting the needs of complex patients requiring a surgical intervention.
This has not been implemented in a clinical setting. However, parents/ carers have been involved in the initial testing and ongoing development. Feedback is provided either via the helpline, an online survey signposted within the app or the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
This National Partnership Agreement sets out:
the defined roles of the five partners
the commitment to working together and sharing accountability for delivery through the linked governance structures
core objectives and our priorities for 2018-21, and a link to the workplans that provide the details of the activities to deliver priorities
how they are working together to improve data and evidence so that they can better understand the health needs of people in custody and the quality of health and social care services delivered to people in prisons.