publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Public and Patient Involvement and the Right to Health: Reflections from England

Stuttaford, Maria Clasina; Boulle, Therese; Haricharan, Hanne Jensen; Sofayiya, Zingisa;
  • Published: 10 Apr 2017
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Abstract
In this paper, we reflect on public and patient involvement (PPI), the right to health and how human rights principles provide values for implementing mechanisms of participation and accountability. Globally, new models of formalized participation, imposed top-down by State institutions, have emerged in recent health system reforms. There is an on-going challenge to ensure that the prescribed mechanisms, or procedural rights, for implementing the substantive right to heath influence social accountability. Participation is linked to procedural rights, e.g., through right to information and fair decision-making processes. We explore recent examples from England to...
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free text keywords: Duty, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Right to health, Social science, Citizen journalism, Sociology, Social accounting, Civil society, Accountability, Human rights, Health care, business.industry, business, participation, public and patient involvement, mechanisms of participation, procedural rights, values of participation, valorize diverse knowledge
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