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Implementing shared decision-making in UK: Progress 2017-2022

Coulter, Angela, Collins, Alf, Edwards, Adrian ORCID:, Entwistle, Vikki, Finnikin, Sam, Joseph-Williams, Natalie ORCID:, Thomas, Victoria and Thomson, Richard 2022. Implementing shared decision-making in UK: Progress 2017-2022. Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen 171 , pp. 139-143. 10.1016/j.zefq.2022.04.024

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Shared decision making has been on the policy agenda in the UK for at least twelve years, but it lacked a comprehensive approach to delivery. That has changed over the past five years, and we can now see significant progress across all aspects of a comprehensive approach, including leadership at policy, professional and patient levels; infrastructure developments, including the provision of training, tools and campaigns; and practice improvements, such as demonstrations, measurement and coordination. All these initiatives were necessary, but the last, central coordination, would appear to be key to success.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Additional Information: This is an open access article under the CC BY license (
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 1865-9217
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 9 August 2022
Date of Acceptance: 24 April 2022
Last Modified: 24 May 2023 18:34

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