David Gilbert is patient director at Sussex MSK Partnership (Central).
With patients as trusted equals in decision making, Sussex MSK Partnership (Central) appointed the first patient director in the NHS to facilitate patient partnerships for improvement and governance, says David Gilbert
Consulting the public could have averted the current conflict
They must be involved in leadership itself
- HSJ Knowledge
The report fell short on patient empowerment
Patient leaders have a valuable role to play in tackling the problems facing health and social care at a national and local level, but we need to improve the development of and access to learning opportunities in order to grow this pool of talent properly, says David Gilbert.