General practitioner GP practices Last updated: 01 December 2016 Patient empowerment and self-care Information and guidance to guide new thinking and encourage patients to consider a self-care strategy. Practice strategy for self-care Resources and guidance on developing a self-care strategy, and case study of examples from the Self Care Forum. Self-care Q&A (BMA's Patient Liaison Group) BMA's patient liaison group - find out more Self-care strategy how-to guide (Self Care Forum) Self Care Forum - find out more e-learning course (RCGP) Related case studies Find out which methods are working for practices that have helped their patients to become more confident in making choices about self-care. Read case studies Resources for doctors and patients Useful information and links for Doctors to share with their patients, which may encourage an interest in self-care and enable access to appropriate advice and information from other sources. Hospital discharge: the patient, carer and doctor perspective How to set up a PPG CCG self-care pages RCGP patient information leaflet examples Self-help organisation directories www.self-help.org.uk www.patient.info/selfhelp The voluntary Sector Strategic Partner Programme Women's health Men's health Local self-help websites such as www.wellaware.org.uk, which covers Bristol, South Gloucestershire and beyond.