Making prudent healthcare happen


Case studies – Making prudent healthcare happen in practice

Delivering a prudent lymphoedema service [PDF]
Renal services at night [PDF]
Transforming adult social care – Llanelli [PDF]
Virtual Cardiology Clinic [PDF]
Joint modality assessment group [PDF]
Therapy-led AS clinic [PDF]
Frequent callers initiative [PDF]


Prudent healthcare and patient activation [PDF]
Achieving prudent healthcare in NHS Wales’ [PDF] – Public Health Wales paper launched in June 2014.

Blog posts

Prudent healthcare: A ‘big idea’ that should disrupt business as usual – Marcus Longley
Prudent healthcare – delivering better care in partnership with the people of Wales – Peter Bradley
Prudent healthcare – the way forward for NHS Wales? – Alan Willson (links to Health Foundation blog)
Prudent healthcare and prescribing – a new approach? – Sally Lewis

Web pages

Prudent healthcare workshops – presentations and resources
Prudent healthcare FAQs
National Learning Event: Making Sense of Prudent Healthcare

Workshop reports

Four workshops have tested the idea of ‘prudent healthcare’ in the context of NHS services. These video reports were filmed in May 2014.

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board – Prudent healthcare in Ear, Nose & Throat Services
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Prudent healthcare in Orthopaedics
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board – Prudent healthcare in Chronic Pain Services
Cwm Taf University Health Board – Prudent healthcare in Prescribing and Medicines Management


Watch Mark Drakeford, Minister for Health and Social Services’ speech at the Welsh NHS Confederation Annual Conference in January 2014 (YouTube link). Read the full transcript.
Dr Alf Collins video: Measuring what matters to patients at the frontline (YouTube link)
NHS Wales National Learning Event – prudent healthcare (YouTube link)

Further reading

Simply Prudent Healthcare – achieving better care and value for money in Wales (Bevan Commission discussion paper)
Patients’ preferences matter (King’s Fund report, May 2012)
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