Video: Angela Coulter on self care and the 'symptom iceberg'

Health policy analyst Angela Coulter told the RCGP annual conference 2013 on Friday that patients' expectations come partly from interaction with the health system and doctors must encourage self care.

Angela Coulter: self care essential

Ms Coulter, a health policy analyst from the University of Oxford and honorary fellow of the RCGP, explained that self care was essential to make the NHS sustainable.

Watch a video of Ms Coulter's conference address here:

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