Patient Measures

HowRu is a short generic patient-reported outcome measure (PROM), to track and compare patients’ perceptions of how they feel physically and mentally and what they can do (disability and dependence).


HowRwe is a short generic patient-reported experience measure (PREM), which measures patients perceptions of the care and service provided. It is suitable for all types of patient and care setting.

HCS captures people’s confidence in their knowledge, self-management, access to help and shared decision-making.

The Personal Wellbeing Score (PWS), based on National Statistics ONS4, covers life evaluation, worthwhileness, positive and negative experience.

Better care integration is essential to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of new models of care.

A measure of self care.