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People in Health West of England (PHWE) is a new initiative promoting innovative and effective public involvement in research and evidence-based service improvement.

People in Health West of England promotes public involvement amongst professionals and members of the public through:

involvement

Involvement Opportunities

We promote opportunities for members of the public to be involved in research and evidence-based service improvement.

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training

Training

Our learning and development programme helps members of the public and professionals develop the skills needed to ensure there is a strong public voice in health research and evidence–based practice.

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events

Events

We run our own conferences and seminars as well as publicise relevant events run by other organisations.

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news

News

We produce a regular Newsflash, geared to members of the public as well as researchers and health professionals.

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Latest events

Building Research Partnerships Workshop, 19 Oct 2016

+ Have you ever wanted to get involved in research, but don’t know where to start? Are you a researcher who would like to involve the public in your research, but don’t know how to recruit or train them? For: People...

Enhancing Facilitation Workshop, 6 Sept 2016

+ For: Researchers, health professionals/other staff currently running Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) meetings and groups (and those who will soon be taking on this responsibility).  This course is also open to members of the public who are, or will be, facilitating...

Public Involvement Journal Club, 14 July, 22 Sept, 3 Nov, 8 Dec 2016

+ Journal Club dates are: Thursday 14th July 2016 Thursday 22nd September 2016 Thursday 3rd November 2016 Thursday 8th December 2016 Rooms and articles for discussion will be confirmed for each meeting. The paper is available just prior to the Journal...

Involvement Opportunities

Involvement Opportunity: Patient views on blood donation and laboratory grown red blood cells

For: People with a blood disorder/s who are interested in taking part in a focus group discussion (date to be arranged).

What: A University of the West of England (Bristol) research project looking at people’s views on blood donation, umbilical cord blood donation, stem cell research and red blood cells grown in the laboratory.

Closing date: 26 July 2016

Involvement Opportunity: Young People’s Mental Health Advisory Group looking for new members

When: Meetings take place every 8 weeks

For: People aged between 16 and 25 with experience of mental health services.

What: The Service User Research Enterprise (SURE) based at Kings College London is looking for new members to join the Young People’s Mental Health Advisory Group.

Latest news

Our four core partners are the key health bodies tasked with taking forward research and evidence-based innovation in the West of England. They have all made a strategic commitment to work together to involve the public at all levels of the work they do.
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