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Preparing residents for future practice: report of a curriculum for electronic patient–doctor communication

In 2011, researchers developed a “curriculum for patient–doctor secure messaging using a web-based patient portal within an internal medicine residency programme. (They) asked all residents to perform a self-assessment of skills, and report attitudes toward electronic communication at the beginning and end of the experience (9 months apart). A full abstract and a link to the … Continue reading

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Engaging senior doctors in patient safety training

Originally posted on Patient Safety Horizon Scanning:
Source:  The Health Foundation Follow this link for item Date of publication:  July 2013 Publication type:  News item In a nutshell:  In an article entitled, “Building capacity and capability for patient safety education: a train-the-trainers programme for senior doctors”, the authors explore engaging senior doctors in patient safety training, as both…

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Advocacy: Models and effectiveness review

Key points from this review are as follws “There is a range of models of advocacy, each with distinctive characteristics relating to type of work undertaken, length of involvement and appropriate person who should undertake the role There is a limited evidence base about the effectiveness of advocacy. This is primarily due to differing definitions … Continue reading

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Health Education England mandate

“This mandate provides details of the strategic objectives in the areas of: workforce planning health education training and development It aligns with the mandate for NHS England and the government’s response to the Francis report.” Continue reading