Newsletter 19
February 2023

A digest of successful transformation stories, news and
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Person-centred care in primary care: What works for whom, how and in what circumstances?

This rapid realist review aims to explain how and why person-centred care (PCC) in primary care works (or not) among others for people with low health literacy skills and for people with a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic background, and to construct a middle-range programme theory (PT).

The middle-range PT demonstrates that healthcare professionals (HCPs) should be trained and equipped with the knowledge and skills to communicate effectively (i.e. in easy-to-understand words, emphatically, checking whether the patient understands everything, listening attentively) tailored to the wishes, needs and possibilities of the patient, which may lead to higher satisfaction.

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AICIC23 All-Ireland Conference on Integrated Care
IFIC Ireland in association with the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), the Health Service Executive (HSE Ireland), Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSC NI) and Sláintecare presents “People-centred Integrated Care: the right care, in the right place, at the right time” on Thursday, 23 March 2023 in O’Reilly Hall University College Dublin.
Person-centred care and its outcomes in primary care
The 96th EGPRN meeting will be held at the University of Split, School of Medicine in Split, Croatia between 11 - 14 May 2023. The theme of this meeting is "Person-centred care and its outcomes in primary care".
Webinar IFIC Annual Survey 2022: Promoting Integrated Care Across the World

In March 2022, the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) launched its first survey across its network asking people to share their views on what integrated care means to them and the features of integrated care that they thought were most important in their experience and context.

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Primary Health Care: The Foundation of Universal Health Coverage

In recognition of Universal Health Coverage Day, Management Sciences for Health convened a group of policymakers and practitioners on December 15th to examine person-centered primary health care as the foundation of achieving UHC and Sustainable Development Goal 3. Half-way into the lifespan of the SDGs, what needs to be done to ensure that communities are involved in the design of their primary health care systems? What are global best practices for primary health care and what are we learning from them? How can we ensure these experiences are brought to bear as we approach 2030? 

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