Value-based healthcare


Value-based healthcare is a concept that puts the power of decision making back in the hands of the patients, giving them greater information about their care and enabling doctors and nurses to be more informed about the patient’s goals.

We would like:

  • to understand how patient reported outcome measures, understood in the context of patients’ own preferences and goals, can help to inform mental health and learning disability service delivery in Wales
  • to understand whether an app that allows patients to report symptoms could be useful for psychiatrists or whether it diminishes therapeutic benefit.



The College has also identified a number of projects and ideas that we would like the Welsh Government to consider in the context of mental health, as well as including here some recommendations as to how the Welsh Government could apply them.

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