Author: The Patients Association

Resource Type: Report

Categories: Shared decision making

Publishing body: Improvement body

The latest report from the Patients Association, Shared decision making from the perspective of clinicians and healthcare professionals, answers the question of whether practising shared decision making took more time in clinical appointments than other styles of working.

Based on the answers of more than 1,400 professionals our report shows doctors, nurses, GPs, and other clinicians regularly practise shared decision making, believe it’s an appropriate way to work together with most patients, and are optimistic that it will be easier in the future to work in this way.

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