A Practical Guide to Support Decision Making

Opening words by Lucy Series Lecturer in the School for Policy Studies at Bristol University Most people take for granted that they will make key decisions about their lives – from what they wear and eat, to their relationships with, where they live, and the millions of everyday decisions that go into building a home and a life. We also know that being able to make decisions about our own lives is critical for wellbeing

Removing barriers to shared decision making

The Patients Association and the Patient Information Forum (PIF) worked with NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) to look at ways of making it easier for patients to take part in shared decision-making.

A prospective study of shared decision‑making in brain tumor surgery

Shared decision-making (SDM) is a key tenet of personalised care and is becoming an essential component of informed consent in an increasing number of countries. The aim of this study is to analyse patient and healthcare staff satisfaction with the SDM process before and after SDM was officially introduced as the standard of care.

Decision Support Tools

Decision support tools: making a decision about a health condition These decision support tools are designed to support shared decision making between people and a clinician. People may find they are useful before, during or between consultations depending on their care pathway.

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