Why Bhutan needs a policy push on person-centred care
Delivering quality healthcare services to people has become a core issue for the Bhutanese healthcare system. There are considerable challenges for healthcare policymakers to recognise and implement an appropriate healthcare model to enhance quality healthcare services in the Bhutanese healthcare system. Actions to improve quality healthcare services in Bhutan requires careful analysis of the healthcare model in the context of the Bhutanese socio-political and healthcare environment. This article provides a brief concept analysis of person-centred care in the context of the Bhutanese socio-political and healthcare environment and describes why it is important to integrate person-centred care into the healthcare system. The article argues that person-centred care is important and relevant to the Bhutanese healthcare system to achieve quality healthcare services and Gross National Happiness.