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Patient empowerment and self-care


Information and guidance to guide new thinking and encourage patients to consider a self-care strategy.

Quality First index


Practice strategy for self-care

Resources and guidance on developing a self-care strategy, and case study of examples from the Self Care Forum.


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.


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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.









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