From the links, students could spend time finding out about the specific health needs in their own locality, such as, is there a higher than average rate of teenage pregnancy? A high incidence of dementia linked to a higher than average number of people of retirement age? They could then consider what could and is being done to proactively meet the needs of the identified groups.
This TED talk picks up on the note about patient passivity mentioned above in the medical model:
Discover More Rebecca Onie asks audacious questions:
The Expert Patient Programme is one way in which the NHS has tried to address this issue, information about which can be found here:
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Another example could be exercise prescriptions:
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