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Personalised Care: Peer Leadership Foundation - Step Two

Further explore personalised care in the NHS and how you can help others to benefit.

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Personalised Care: Peer Leadership Foundation - Step Two

Learn more about personalised care so you can help others to benefit.

This course builds on the Step 1 course to further explore the introduction of personalised care in the NHS.

You will learn about the changing culture in the NHS and the shift from ‘what’s the matter with you’ to ‘what matters to you?’

You will see further real-life examples of personalised care in practice and learn about the role of policy, guidance, legislation and good practice in delivering personalised care.

You will also explore the difference between providing peer support and becoming a Peer Leader.

What topics will you cover?

  • Where personalised care came from and where it is heading
  • Culture and the NHS
  • The vision for personalised care and what ‘good’ personalised looks like
  • Helping others to benefit from personalised care
  • The difference between peer support and peer leadership
  • Next steps to becoming a Peer Leader

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

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Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe where personalised care came from
  • Describe the culture in the NHS
  • Describe the benefits of personalised care for the whole population
  • Explain the difference between peer support and peer leadership

Who is the course for?

It is open to everyone but is mainly aimed at people who want to use their knowledge of personalised care to help others.

Learners should have completed Personalised Care: Peer Leadership Foundation - Step One.

Who will you learn with?

My name is Jo Fitzgerald and my son, Mitchell, had one of the first personal health budgets. I work at NHS England and NHS Improvement leading the Lived Experience team.

My name is Colin Royle and I previously cared for my dad. He received a personal health budget in 2009 which transformed his life. I now work for NHS England and NHS Improvement.

Who developed the course?

Personalised Care Group at NHS England and NHS Improvement

As part of NHS England and NHS Improvement, the Personalised Care Group is responsible for ensuring that personalised care becomes ‘business as usual’ across the health and care system.

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  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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