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What is personalised care and why is it so important?

Advice for nursing students on developing and practising person-centred care and shared decision-making, and the importance of asking patients ‘what matters to you?’

Advice for nursing students on developing and practising person-centred care and shared decision-making, and the importance of asking patients ‘what matters to you?’

Adopting a personalised approach to care is vital for delivering positive health outcomes, improving the patient experience and enhancing job satisfaction for health professionals.

Nursing students are the next generation of leaders and have a real opportunity to not only engage with but to drive forward the personalised care agenda – and to inspire your colleagues to do the same.

What is personalised care?

Personalised care simply means patients having more control and choice over the way their care is planned and delivered. It is about considering individual needs, preferences and circumstances and helping people to

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