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Value vs Values – Professor Matthew Cripps

In the first of a regular series of blogs related to value and reducing variation, Professor Matthew Cripps, National RightCare Director for NHS RightCare, explains the difference between values, value and efficiency in health care. Rarely does the letter ‘s’ make such a difference to meaning as in the difference in ‘value’ and ‘values.’ Values […]

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NHS RightCare optimal value pathway for CVD prevention

To mark World Heart Day NHS RightCare has today published an optimal value pathway on cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention. This is the first in a series of evidence-based pathways which are being developed in close collaboration with NHS England’s National Clinical Directors, Public Health England, Royal Colleges, NICE and other non-statutory stakeholders including patient groups. The […]

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NHS RightCare at Expo

NHS RightCare was recently one of four feature zones at the 2016 Health and Care Innovation Expo. We spoke to a huge number of people over the two days in Manchester, but if you missed our stand, workshops, or discussions you can catch up with this short summary.

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The importance of shared decision making – Professor Alf Collins

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently launched the work of a collaborative approach to Shared Decision Making. In this blog, Professor Alf Collins, reflects on the ethical, practical and legal imperatives of sharing decisions with informed patients. I don’t know about you, but when I am faced with a decision, I […]

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