King’s Fund announces Patient and Family-centred Care programme participants 2012-13

The programme aims to break new ground in improving the experience of hospital care for patients and their families, and the working lives of staff. Each year the programme seeks to develop a small number of exemplary NHS provider organisations and a team of professional staff and managers who can demonstrate their achievements to others, and bring sustainable improvement in patients' experience.

Teams from the following organisations have been selected to participate in the 2012 programme:
  Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  Aneurin Bevan Health Board
  Barnsley Hospital HNS Foundation Trust
  Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust
  Hywel Dda Local Health Board
  Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
  North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
  University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust
  Royal United Hospital, Bath, NHS Trust
  Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
  West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

The Patient and Family-centred Care programme is run as a partnership between The King’s Fund Point of Care programme and the Health Foundation.