What works to support and promote shared decision making: A synthesis of recent evidence

Undertaken as part of a three month research internship with the Realistic Medicine policy team, this evidence review draws on recent international academic and policy literature applicable to Scotland to provide a summary of the evidence on how shared decision making can be supported and promoted.  The objectives of the review were to identify:

The report draws on key findings from the research to highlight practical tools, skills and attitudes that can foster and facilitate greater engagement in shared decision making.

The full report (including executive summary) is available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/works-support-promote-shared-decision-making-synthesis-recent-evidence/pages/1/