Chapter 12: Caring for adults with long-term conditions

Web Link 1: CHSS eLearning Portfolio

Description: An e-portfolio of professional learning resources and service user self-management resources that are freely available from NHS Scotland

Web Link 2: National Voices

Description: An organization aimed at bringing the voices of patients, service users and carers to bear on national health and social care policy in England and includes lots of useful resources for health care practitioners.

Web Link 3: Healthwatch England

Description: A patient organization responsible for championing the views and experiences of service users.

Web Link 4: Healthtalk

Description: A credible site run by a charity (DIPEx) and the Health Experiences Research Group or ‘HERG’ at the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care. Focuses upon the patient experience and covers numerous conditions with clips of patients talking about their illness/condition and their experience of care/what matters to them, etc. It also includes a range of resources which can be used by both students and teachers/lecturers.