Here are some of the stories that caught our eye this week:
Professionalism: notes for physicians in training – Angela Jarman is a graduating Chief Resident of the University of Utah. In addition to a few very important mentors, she blames her mother, a school principal, for her ideas of professionalism.
Patients should be more involved in decisions about their care, says NICE – Research has shown that when clinicians and healthcare professionals work together with their patient, more appropriate decisions are made about their care.
A collaborative approach to end of life care – In this short video, we learn how Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and private care home, Broughton House, brought significant benefits to staff and patients by adopting a joined-up approach to training in end-of-life care.
New programme develops health leaders in Lambeth – A highly innovative programme to develop leadership skills across primary care in Lambeth and Southwark has had a substantial impact on new models or care in the area, says an independent evaluation report.