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Patients and PPI

  • Real world studies can be a lifeline

    Real world studies can be a lifeline

    Real world studies are beating the odds to extend the lives of patients who have late stage melanoma. Here David Dahill, who has melanoma, explains why, as a patient, he thinks real world studies and new drug therapies should be considered as a first line approach to treating advanced melanoma.

  • Pay £10 a month for the NHS?

    A £10 a month membership fee for using the NHS should be charged to people with the exception of those receiving free prescriptions, finds a report co-authored by Lord Norman Warner.

  • Martin Caldwell, UK campaigner for SumOfUs.org

    Consumer groups applaud NHS for delay in care.data

    250,000 SumOfUs.org members demanded Jeremy Hunt and the NHS ‘stop the sale of personal medical information immediately’ and NHS England has responded with plans to delay the system for six months while it sharpens its focus on better informing patients and the public of their rights to opt out and what the new system will involve for them.

  • Make a pledge for NHS change Day

    NHS Change Day is inviting staff from all parts of the NHS and patients and the public to get involved in the biggest day for collective action in the history of the NHS – NHS Change Day 2014.

  • Sir David Nicholson, Chief Executive, NHS England

    Transforming patient participation

    NHS England is launching a series of initiatives all aimed at helping commissioners to work with patients to transform patient and public participation on both the individual and public level.