Our five part series about patient engagement in primary care practices continues with the third instalment, looking at “what counts” as patient participation. It reassures practices that one size does not fit all and participation doesn’t have to be about setting up a patient participation group. Find our how “Counting up patient participation” efforts helps to build a practice’s most important asset – its reputation.
We hope you find these discussions useful and we’d like to hear what you think. An edited version of this paper appeared in Primary Health Care in July 2010.
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