Chapter 1. Background to the Implementation of Case Management Models for Chronic Long-Term Conditions within the National Health Service

  1. Janet Snoddon MSc, BA, SRN, SCM, DN Deputy Director

Published Online: 14 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319866.ch1

Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses

Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses

How to Cite

Snoddon, J. (2010) Background to the Implementation of Case Management Models for Chronic Long-Term Conditions within the National Health Service, in Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319866.ch1

Author Information

  1. Corporate Performance & Standards, NHS Sefton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180054

Online ISBN: 9781444319866

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Keywords:

  • case management models for chronic long-term conditions in NHS;
  • long-term conditions - no full cure, with medication and other therapy control;
  • improving care in long-term condition patients - National Health Service (NHS) priority;
  • primary care management of long-term conditions;
  • Quality and Outcomes Framework;
  • National Service Frameworks (NSFs) - in chronic disease areas;
  • pathways and models of care - based on evidence and good practice;
  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and NICE guidance;
  • Patients at Risk of Re-hospitalisation (PARR) tool and Dr Foster Intelligence's High-impact User Manager (HUM) system;
  • case management and care delivery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Primary care management of long-term conditions

  • How management approaches have been developed

  • Developing and delivering care

  • Future of care

  • The impact and cost of chronic disease

  • Identifying patients who require case management

  • National guidelines and evidence-based practice

  • Embedding evidence in practice

  • Making progress in the management of chronic conditions

  • Modernising care in the National Health Service

  • Developing case management and care delivery

  • Case management in the National Health Service

  • Promotion of self-management and self-care

  • Partnerships and expectations

  • Conclusion

  • References