Effective patient engagement and empowerment – patients’ involvement in their own healthcare and decision-making – is of vital importance. Why? Because it has the potential to improve treatment adherence, health outcomes and patient quality of life.

Peter Rutherford will explore the importance of patient engagement and the impact on health outcomes; Chris Kelly will examine the different evidence-based approaches to behavior change and engagement; and finally Keith and Judy share their first-hand experience of being family caregivers.