Anya de Iongh

Anya de Iongh 

Patient Leader and Self-management Coach

Speaker Biography

Having made the journey from medical student to patient to patient leader, Anya is passionate about health, and the role of patient engagement at a personal level, through self-management, and collectively, through effective involvement and partnerships.

She works as a self-management coach for the NHS in Dorset, supporting people with long term health conditions, and involved with the self-management movement at a national level. She lectures medical and healthcare students, and supports patient and public involvement in research projects. In June 2013, she was awarded the College of Medicine Self-Care Award for Individuals, acknowledging her personal self-management and her professional work.

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Anya is presenting as part of the morning Plenary on Day 2.

‘Vision of the empowered and self-managing patient’
Moderated by Marjory McLeod, Chair of the BDA Scottish Board and Senior Dietitian, NHS Lothian.

Visions of the empowered and self-managing patient

  • What team do we need in place to achieve the goal of moving more patients from hospital to primary and social care?
  • What do the service components look like?
  • What are the best mechanisms for contact?
  • Living with frailty: case studies of empowered frail and elderly patients