Patient focus

The latest news from the patient's perspective

Looking at the issues that relate to partnership working and shared decision making.

This theme looks at the issues that relate to partnership working and shared decision making. It covers people’s human rights including the right to privacy and confidentiality.

Patient focus

Centre for Ageing Better

Home and dry: the need for better homes in later life

The Centre for Ageing Better and Care & Repair England's new report reveals that over two million over-55s are living in a home that endangers their health or wellbeing.

Guardian Health

How pets can improve mental health

Canine companions trigger similar neural pathways to the parent-baby bond and reduce loneliness and depression. Now new pet therapy trials are reporting dramatic effects.

Healthy London Network

What children and young people need from services

Research by the AYPH shows what this group wants from local services and how they can best be engaged with their development. A workforce model and case studies provide tools for PCNs to draw on as they provide an all-ages approach to local care.

What Works Centre for Wellbeing

What interventions improve college and university students’ mental health and wellbeing?

A review of review-level evidence. This review of 23 evidence reviews published over the past 20 years establishes what is known about effective ways to improve student mental health and wellbeing. It sets out out what works and what can be done to fill the evidence gaps.

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