The PCI has been developed by Edge Hill University and Aintree University Hospitals NHS Trust. As such the Intellectual Property lies with these organisations. However, the PCI is a free resource which is available for anyone to use.
PCI Head and Neck Cancer
The PCI-Head and Neck cancer (PCI – H & N) was the first PCI to be developed and is already widely used. The PCI-H &N is available in PDF format and can be obtained by emailing PatientCI@edgehill.ac.uk. An IPAD computer application for the PCI-H & N is also available. Also available are a Patient information sheet and guidance as to how to use the PCI in clinical practice.
The PCI-H&N is available in the following languages:
What PCI are currently available or under development?
Although the PCI was originally developed for Head and Neck cancer, PCIs for other conditions have/are subsequently been developed. These include:
- PCI-breast cancer
- PCI- Acoustic Neuroma
A number of PCIs for other conditions are currently under development. These include: PCI-elderly medicine, PCI-stroke, PCI burns.
Please contact PatientCI@edgehill.ac.uk for information about the different PCIs.