Nearly two million patients to receive person-centred support to manage their own care

NHS England, April 2016

People with long-term conditions will be supported to better manage their own health and care needs, thanks to the roll-out of an evidence-based tool over the next five years.  NHS England has agreed a deal which will grant nearly two million people access to more person-centred care as part of its developing Self Care programme.  Local NHS organisations and their partners are being invited to apply for free access to patient activation licences, which will help them assess and build their patients’ knowledge, skills and confidence, empowering people to make decisions about their own health and care.

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