Meeting the challenges of face-to-face placements for healthcare students

University of Winchester students

In June of this year, we welcomed the University of Winchester’s Faculty of Health and Wellbeing as a new partner for our Education Programme.

The faculty considered digital health as a core part of their teaching curriculum for healthcare students, therefore, the decision to incorporate the use of Patients Know Best (PKB) in their projects and courses had been a natural evolution of their already enormous strides in this field.

North East London to deploy PKB as Personal Health Record 

North East London Health and Care Partnership is the second ICS to utilise the London Personal Health Record framework to deploy Patients Know Best (PKB) to their patients.  Back in 2020, London became the first region to use the Health System Support Framework (HSSF) established by NHS England, to run a regional Personal Health Record (PHR) procurement that was subsequently … Read More

PKB connecting healthcare students from North East England to South East Asia to practice patient-centred care

Healthcare students looking at a screen with their lecturer

FeatureNews9 February 2022Financial support is provided as an Educational Grant by Pfizer Limited to enable Patients Know Best to employ a full-time equivalent project manager for a 2-year post to support the deployment of the Patients Know Best (PKB) MedEd Programme Initiative for academic institutionsStudents at Newcastle University School of Medical Education in both Newcastle Upon Tyne and Malaysia have … Read More

Young Epilepsy Charity and Patients Know Best partner up

Young Epilepsy and Patients Know Best (PKB) have partnered to deliver a national digital solution for children and young people with epilepsy (CYPE) and their families to manage their health and wellbeing, hoping to go live in December 2021. The Young Epilepsy team will ensure that development is driven by the voices of children, young people and their families, with … Read More

PKB available on HSSF Self-Supported-Management

Patients Know Best (PKB) have been awarded a place on the new Health System Support Framework (HSSF) service Line 1: Self-Supported-Management Measures. Supported Self Management Patients Know Best are delighted to have been awarded a place on the new Health System Support Framework (HSSF) service Line 1: Self-Supported-Management Measures – providing measures which assist and enhance supported self-management interventions or … Read More