From development to implementation: Standards in action

In August, PRSB did a deep dive into three cases where our standards are being used in practice to support information sharing and promote joined-up care. Instant covid vaccine information shared digitally with GPs More than 40 million adults have had a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination and over 38 million have been fully […]

Social prescribing standard update

Social prescribing is a service provided through primary care or the voluntary sector, in which non-clinical professionals (linkworkers) can connect people to local services and support them to live well. Linkworkers build relationships with people over a set of sessions to uncover their problems, for example low mood, debt or housing issues, and connect them […]

New faces on our Advisory Board: An introduction to Dr Peter Bloomfield

In July, the PRSB was delighted to welcome Dr Peter Bloomfield as a representative for National Voices on our Advisory Board. Peter is currently the Head of Policy and Research at Future Care Capital and has a PhD in neuroscience from Imperial College London. We caught up with Peter and got to know a bit […]

Shared decision making is for everyone

Involving people in discussing their treatment and care options so that they can make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing are at the heart of person-centred care. Evidence shows that where people are listened to, given the information they need and the time and support to make informed decisions about their care and treatment, […]

Standards Partnership Scheme officially launches in July

Our Standards Partnership Scheme officially launched this month, after a successful pilot, with a new partner section on our website featuring a wealth of information about the scheme, its benefits, who’s who in our growing network of partners, our unrivalled partner events and how to achieve excellence in standards conformance by becoming a Quality Partner. […]

New faces at the PRSB

What made you want to join the PRSB? I was working in general practice on the administrative side of the COVID-19 vaccine programme, which sparked an interest in healthcare. I found the work to be rewarding but wanted to take on a role that used my writing and editorial skills more – the PRSB communications […]