Person-centred care: conceptual understandings and practical implications


Philosophical reflections and analyses relating to the notion of person-centred care. These draw on insights from a range of empirical projects and literatures.


Vikki Entwistle, 


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Entwistle VA, Watt IS. Patients’ involvement in decision-making about their care: broadening concepts for real world contexts. In: Edwards AGK, Elwyn G, Thompson R (Eds) Shared Decision Making in Health Care (3rd Edition). Oxford University Press, 2016. 

Entwistle VA, Brown RCH, Morgan HM, Skea ZC. Involving patients in their care. Current Breast Cancer Reports 2014; 6(3): 211-218 DOI: 10.1007/s12609-014-0151-2

Entwistle VA, Watt IS. A capabilities approach to person-centered care: response to Open Peer Commentaries. American Journal of Bioethics, 2013; 13(8): W1-W4. DOI:10.1080/15265161.2013.812487

Entwistle VA, Watt IS. Treating patients as persons: a capabilities approach to support delivery of person-centred care. American Journal of Bioethics, 2013; 13(8): 29-39 DOI:10.1080/15265161.2013.802060