A new relationship with patients, service users and citizens

Over the past couple of years, we have been exploring what a more collaborative relationship with patients, service users and citizens might look like, and how we could support it. Here is a selection of our commentary, analysis and leadership work.

From the blog

The story of us: our relationship with patients, service users and the public

Becky Seale

Becky Seale
Becky Seale blogs about the Fund's work with patients, service users and the public how it has developed so far and where it might go in the future.

A new relationship with patients and communities?

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The general direction of travel for a new kind of relationship between policy-makers, NHS leaders, patients and communities is clear, says Allison Trimble.

The Barker Commission’s experts by experience

Becky Seale

Becky Seale
As the instigator of the Barker Commission's experts by experience group, Becky Seale shares her experiences.

Sharing leadership with patients and service users: conversations at the borderline

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What more is possible when leadership is shared with patients and service users? Allison Trimble's thoughts.

Related reports

Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England

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A new settlement for health and social care
The commission engaged with stakeholders, patients, carers and people who use care and support services during its work.

People in control of their own health and care

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Our report considers how ideas about patient involvement can be put into practice.


Patients as partners

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This guide explores practical ways to develop collaborative relationships among health and care professionals, patients, carers and community partners.