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Posted by Natalie Armstrong in SAPPHIRE (Social science APPlied to Healthcare Improvement REsearch) on November 25, 2015
Introduction: The challenge of person-centred care Over recent years the push for the NHS to become more person-centred has been mounting, with increasing attention paid both to the importance of patients’ experiences of care and supporting them to manage their own health. This emphasis is made clear in the vision laid out in the NHS […]
Posted by Emma Jones in SAPPHIRE (Social science APPlied to Healthcare Improvement REsearch) on November 11, 2015
I’d like to start with a story about a young Tanzanian boy named Erasto Mpemba. It was 1969, it was very hot, and he was making ice cream. Ice-cream making was an extremely popular pastime and there was fierce competition to be fast to ensure that you would definitely get a spot in the freezer […]