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Patient empowerment and self-care

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Last year, a BMA survey found that one in four GPs in England believe self-care is the most effective way of reducing workload. If correctly practiced, self-care can ensure better use of medicines and health services, empower patients, and help GPs focus on the patients who most need their help.

Find guidance, resources and case studies to help you develop a self-care strategy for your practice below.