The Expert Patients' Programme

Author:
PETCH Alison
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 3.4.08, 2008, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Expert Patients' programme (EPP), launched by the Department of Health in 2001 is one of the first manifestations of the increasing focus on self-directed support. This article looks at some of the findings from the national evaluation to see if it is meeting its aim to increase self-directed support and reduce health service users among people with long-term conditions.

Subject terms:
long term conditions, patients, self care, training, evaluation, health education;
Content type:
research
Location(s):
United Kingdom
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ISSN print:
0307-5508

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