Can you bake an Apple Pie without Apples? Of course not. We all know that the number one ingredient for an apple pie is APPLES.
Can we discuss Patient Care without the Patient?
Can we improve Patient Care without the Patient?
Can we achieve Patient-Centred Care without the input of the Patient?
Can we have Personalised Medicine without the individual Patients’ perspective?
The answer to all these questions is “No, we can’t”. It is time to act on having the patient involved. Involvement translates to listening to what the patient has to say. We then take these recommendations and implement them into actions.