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Human Rights in Healthcare imageQ: I want to implement a human rights based approach in healthcare but where do I start?

Q: I am developing a practical tool so we can implement a human rights based  human rights based approach – is it as good as it could be?

Q: I am interested in developing a human rights based approach in commissioning healthcare; acute care; end of life care; in learning disability services; in maternity services; in mental health services; in services for people with dementia etc. I don’t want to 'reinvent the wheel'. Who can I talk to?

Can FREDA* help?

* Fairness, Respect, Equality, Dignity and Autonomy are the underlying values of a human rights based approach. People with learning disabilities in Mersey Care NHS Trust  decided that FREDA is a woman and she is there to help everybody.

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If you need help to make human rights in healthcare real, please get in touch.


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