NHS England’s core objectives for supported self-management

Personalised Care Group

150,000 additional people have patient activation assessments delivered by March 2020 giving a cumulative total of 300,000 (National target)

UPC (Action 10)

Continue to support the development of programmes and initiatives that seek to increase the knowledge, skills and confidence of people to better self-manage their long-term conditions.

Long Term Plan

Support the …. “wider move to what The King’s Fund has called ‘shared responsibility for health’, over the next five years the NHS will ramp up support for people to manage their own health. This will start with diabetes prevention and management, asthma and respiratory conditions, maternity and parenting support, and online therapies for common mental health problems.” (1.38)

“better support for patients, carers and volunteers to enhance ‘supported self-management’ particularly of long-term health conditions.” (2.2)