Tag Archive: Lived experience

Feb 03

A new way of producing ‘face to face’ patient teaching sessions:

In my blog last October (‘Using technology to go beyond ‘face to face’ patient/student sessions’) I mentioned using technology as an alternative to ‘face to face’ teaching sessions with patients and students. There may be many reasons why this is preferable to an actual ‘face to face’ session. Perhaps the person has a physical disability …

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Oct 05

What actually IS patient/carer involvement in healthcare education: ‘exploding the myths’.

I am still asked frquently by my academic colleagues to define exactly what is patient/service user/carer involvement in the education of our healthcare professionals. To answer this question i feel I need to turn it around and actually talk about what it isnt. So here is my myth-busting list of what involvement isn’t! Myth 1:¬†‘ …

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Sep 09

The Patient Patient: a little plug for another blog (if that makes sense!)

The Patient Patient (http://thepatientpatient2011.blogspot.co.uk/) is a blog that I would heartily recommend for anyone interested in the whole subject of people empowering themselves to manage their own long term health condition.¬†Healthcare¬†practitioners have so much to learn from those with the lived experience of many years suffering serious health conditions. In my view, true person centred …

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