Last year we held our first ever Patient Reported Experience Measure (PREM) survey for kidney patients and our 2017 survey has now opened. The survey will be open from 1 July - 31 July and is available in English, Welsh, Urdu and Gujarati. Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2016 survey - you can see the results below.
The aim of the survey is to:-
- Help renal unit teams understand how patients feel about their experience of care
- Show where improvement can be made, and
- Give us a national picture of people’s experience of care
The paper version of the PREM should be available to complete at your renal unit. If not the survey is available to complete online here - PREM 2017 - and should take around 15 minutes to complete. However, please only complete the online PREM survey if you have not already completed a paper version of the PREM 2017.
PREM 2016 came about through the Transforming Participation in Chronic Kidney Disease Programme, and was one of a series of measures developed by the Measurement Workstream with the aim to routinely collect patient reported outcomes and experience measures in CKD patients.
The TP-CKD Programme was initially working with 10 renal units. The PREM became something bigger however, when the renal unit clinical directors agreed at their annual forum in 2016, that a national PREM survey would be of value, and that many would be keen to participate.
Of the 52 adult renal units in England, 39 units (75%) took part in the pilot PREM. Over 8,000 people responded, completing the survey. This is a remarkable result for a pilot project of this scale. Results from the PREM 2016 can be found in the 2016 Report below.
Since the PREM 2016, the survey has gone through a rigorous validation process, in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and Renal units across Wales.
Download the PREM 2016 report
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