The Engagement Cycle helps organisations undertake meaningful patient and public engagement for maximum impact. It is a tried and tested, practical resource, used by dozens of Clinical Commissioning Groups (and others) to plan, design and deliver great services for, and with, local people.
This new version of the Engagement Cycle has been developed by InHealth Associates. It has been updated to align with current statutory guidance, new commissioning arrangements and current healthcare challenges.
The Engagement Cycle helps organisations work with patients, carers and the public to transform and improve services so that patients receive integrated services, high quality care and a better experience. The Engagement Cycle;
Our work on the Engagement Cycle is underpinned by a belief that patient and public engagement is about equal partnerships and effective relationships between patients and professionals, and between communities and local organisations. This additional emphasis on relationships has been developed by Mark Doughty, Co-Director of the Centre for Patient Leadership. For more information about this new approach to engagement, see www.cpl-uk.com
We can provide additional resources that will help you use the Engagement Cycle more effectively. These include policy and practice guidance, practical tools and templates to aid implementation and links to useful organisations and case studies.
As the original developers of the Engagement Cycle, we know how you can get the most from its use. We can offer the following to local commissioning organisations
The way we work models effective engagement – see here for more on our values. We hope you find this resource useful. Let us know how you get on.
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