Browsing Health Studies Publications by Subject "International perspective"
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Delivering informed measures of patient centred care in medical imaging: what is the international perspective?Focus on patient experience and patient centred approaches within healthcare has substantially increased since the Picker Institute (a not for profit organisation) was established in the 1980′s [  ]. The Picker Institute's vision for ‘the highest quality person centred care for all, always’ outlines eight principles of person-centred care which health care providers should strive for [  ]: (1) Fast access to reliable healthcare advice . (2) Effective treatment delivered by trusted professionals . (3) Continuity of care and smooth transitions.  (4) Involvement and support for family and carers . (5) Clear information, communication and support for self-care . (6) Involvement in decisions and respect for preferences . (7) Emotional support, empathy and respect . (8) Attention to physical and environmental needs .