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Resources for clinicians and patients

The PRMs program has developed a series of resources for health professionals and consumers.

For consumers

Fact sheet: Patient-reported experience measures (PREMs)

We aim to deliver the best care possible, and your feedback can help us to improve our service. This information is for people who have been invited to participate in the Patient Reported Measures Program.

Fact sheet: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs)

This information is for people who have been invited to complete a brief survey about their health condition and overall wellbeing. This is known as a patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) survey.

Fact sheet: Providing feedback on your care - Patient-reported measures

This information is for people who have been invited to complete a brief survey about their healthcare. This is known as a patient-reported experience measures (PREMs) survey.

Video: Patient Reported Measures

This video is produced by St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and Healthily to explain patient-reported measures to consumers.

For clinicians

Analytic Principles for Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Patient-reported measures assess health-related quality of life, functional status, symptoms and symptom burden, treatment burden, health behaviours and health status. For robust assessments and conclusions, analyses take account of patient characteristics, time, data quality and fair comparisons.

Patient Reported Measures Program Formative Evaluation Report 2017

This document presents the results of the formative evaluation of the Patient Reported Measures (PRMs) Program, which is a component of the NSW Integrated Care Strategy (Strategy).

Cardiff Wound Impact Schedule

The following questionnaire is concerned with the effects that your wound has on your daily life.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (CAT)

This questionnaire will help you and your healthcare professional measure the impact COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is having on your wellbeing and daily life.

Depression Anxiety Stress Scale-21

The Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale - 21 Items (DASS-21) is a set of three self-report scales designed to measure the emotional states of depression, anxiety and stress.

Diabetes Distress Scale

Diabetes Distress Scale (DDS) questionnaire and scoring sheet.


Health Questionnaire EQ-5D-5L for mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain/discomfort and anxiety depression.

Falls Efficacy Scale (FES-I)

The questionnaire is intended to be used in adult population to measure the level of concern about falling during social and physical activities inside and outside the home.

Hip Dysfunction and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS)

The hip disability and osteoarthritis outcome score (HOOS) is a questionnaire intended to be used to assess the patient’s opinion about their hip and associated problems.

Integrated Palliative Outcome Scale (IPOS) Renal

The questionnaire is intended for use among people severely affected by diseases such as cancer, respiratory, heart, renal or liver failure, and neurological diseases.

Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ)

The Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ), is a patient-reported outcome instrument, provides a measure of symptoms and physical limitations associated with heart failure

Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome (KOOS)

The Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) is a knee-specific instrument, developed to assess the patients' opinion about their knee and associated problems.

Oxford Hip Score

Oxford hip score mobility and pain questionnaire.

Oxford Knee Score

Oxford knee score mobility and pain questionnaire.

Patient Reported Outcome Measures Information System (PROMIS-29)

The questionnaire is intended to be used in adult population to measure the level of concern and their overall wellbeing.

Problem Areas In Diabetes (PAID) Scale

The Problem Areas In Diabetes (PAID) scale is a well-validated, psychometrically robust questionnaire with 20 items.

St George Respiratory (SGR) Questionnaire

This questionnaire is designed to help us learn much more about how your breathing is troubling you and how it affects your life. We are using it to find out which aspects of your illness cause you most problems, rather than what the doctors and nurses think your problems are.

Inpatient PREM question set

Patient experience questionnaire for inpatients.

Longitudinal PREM - Questions

Adults receiving care that extends over a long period of time and is seen as a longitudinal capture of a persons experience.

Outpatient PREM question set

Patient experience questionnaire for outpatients.

Paediatric PREM questions

Paediatric PREM

Virtual care PREM question set

Virtual care patient experience real-time question set

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