Theoretical directions for an emancipatory concept of patient and public involvement.

  title={Theoretical directions for an emancipatory concept of patient and public involvement.},
  author={Andy Gibson and Nicky Britten and James D. Lynch},
  volume={16 5},
Patient and public involvement (PPI) is now firmly embedded in the policies of the Department of Health in England. This article commences with a review of the changing structures of PPI in English health and social care, largely in terms of their own explicit rationales, using that as a spring board for the development of a general theoretical framework. Arguing that all democratic states face major dilemmas in seeking to meet conflicting demands and expectations for involvement, we identify… CONTINUE READING
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