Working with partners and stakeholders
A range of materials designed to support patients’ organisations develop effective relationships with key stakeholders
Patients’ organisations are important patient advocates that truly understand patients’ needs. While there are other stakeholders who, like patients’ organisations, want to improve the health and quality of life of patients, they are not fully aware of patients’ needs or how best to address them. Therefore establishing partnerships between patients’ organisations and other stakeholders can help provide real benefits to patients, their families and carers.
These materials have been designed specifically to support patients’ organisations develop effective relationships with key stakeholders. They contain information and tools to help understand and overcome challenges that they sometimes experience when working with external parties. The information here focuses on: