What's new in the NICE shared decision making guideline?
The three main areas of recommendations are:
and recommendations on communication and documentation.
On an organisational level, the 2021 NICE guideline on shared decision making asks organisations to consider the following:
making a senior leader accountable for the leadership and embedding of shared decision making
appointing a patient director to work with this senior leader.
The guidance also states that for effective shared decision making, appointments or c
The guide is for anyone involved with patient engagement, including:
patients and families interested in how to partner in their own care to ensure safety
patient partners interested in how to help improve patient safety
providers interested in creating collaborative care relationships with patients and families
managers and leaders responsible for patient engagement, patient safety, and/or quality improvement
anyone else interested in partnering with patients to develop care programs and systems.
While the guide focuses primarily on patient safety, many engag
The free version of Hospify is available right now and is in daily use at over 150 clinical sites around the country including London North West University Healthcare Trust, County Durham and Darlington, University Hospitals North Midlands, Frimley Park and Lincolnshire Community NHS Trust. Hospify is also backed by Innovate UK, Wayra Velocity Health (in partnership with Telefonica and MSD Pharmaceutical), Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN and the UNISON and Managers in Partnership Unions.
A premium version of Hospify specifically designed for healthcare teams is also now available. Called the Hos