Diabetic Pain and Cannabis

  • For:  Patients with painful diabetic neuropathy (Type I or II)
  • We are planning an NIHR grant application on use of CBD oil (derivative of cannabis but NOT euphoric) for pain and need small focus group to discuss acceptability of this and get views on the outcome measures being planned for the study
  • We first need to discuss by email or phone call within 8 weeks from now which is the deadline for the grant application
  • CLOSING DATE: 31st July 2019
  • MORE INFO?  Contact David Wynick  – d.wynick@bristol.ac.uk
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Family carers caring for a child with disability sought for one-off discussion

Closes 24th June

For: Family carers caring for a child with a disability

What: We are a group of researchers from the universities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Cardiff. We are holding a consultation meeting to help us plan research in the area of Suicide, Homicide, and Self-Harm in parent carers  (the SHuSH research network). We are interested in a range of perspectives, so you don’t need to have experienced self-harm or thoughts of suicide to attend.

When: A One-off discussion group to be held at 10am on Weds 3rd of July and expected to last 2 hours.  

Where: At the University of Bristol

Expenses: Travel costs will be reimbursed and refreshments will be provided during the group.

More information: Read more here

Please contact Dr Anna Sansom A.Sansom2@exeter.ac.uk to register interest and for further details.

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Parents of young children wanted for feedback on infection research

Closing date: Ongoing opportunity

For: Parents of young children. Experience of a similar role is not needed, and any necessary training will be given.

What: The Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) infection team at the University of Bristol is working on a range of research projects to improve how coughs, colds, chest and other common infections are managed, and help the NHS ensure that children who need it receive appropriate treatment. There are various ways you could get involved with this research, including reading documents to make them more parent- and child-friendly, or attending a focus group.

When: Activities could be by email or in person. One of the projects has its first meeting in August, and others will start later, so please get in touch at any time to find out how you could be involved

Where: Meetings will be held either at CAPC, in Clifton, Bristol, or somewhere that is convenient for you

Payment: Public contributors are paid £15-25 per hour depending on the tasks required, plus £15 for pre-meeting preparation or paperwork between meetings. Local travel will be reimbursed.

For more information:   Click here or contact the CAPC Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement coordinators, Victoria Wilson and Julie Clayton capc-ppi@bristol.ac.uk  


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