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The Bevan Commission’s Exemplar Programme supports health and care professionals to take their great prudent healthcare ideas and translate them into practice. Our 12-month programme provides training and mentorship to inform thinking and develop skills so Exemplars can transform health and care services from within, having positive impacts on patient care, lived experiences, health outcomes and on service efficiency.

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The Foundations for the Future Model of Health and Care in Wales

A timely blueprint for transforming health and care services in Wales, setting out an agenda to achieve a sustainable, high quality, equitable health and care system for current and future generations.

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Bevan Commission Programmes Are Underpinned By The Four Principles Of Prudent Healthcare

Developed and tested by the Bevan Commission in 2013, the prudent principles sit at the heart of the Welsh Government’s long-term plan for a healthier Wales. The principles will help ensure that Wales and other nations have health and care systems that best meet the needs of their citizens.

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Illness is neither an indulgence for which people have to pay, nor an offence for which they should be penalised, but a misfortune, the cost of which should be shared by the community.