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From tokenism to empowerment: progressing patient and public involvement in healthcare improvement
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    A role for patients and the public in improving healthcare
    • Sharon Walsh, Director Nursing and Operations Critical Care and Investigative Services
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    I read with interest the article on what role the patient and public should play in healthcare improvement (1) as this is a question that my organisation has long grappled with and is now required to achieve accreditation against the mandatory National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (2).

    For many years we had a strong Community Advisory Committee and consumers on all key quality and safety committe...

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