The Expert Patients' Programme
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- Journal article citation:
- Community Care, 3.4.08, 2008, pp.32-33.
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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.