Patients share their experiences of taking part in research at North Bristol NHS Trust

Patients of North Bristol NHS Trust share their experiences of taking part in research in a new magazine. Sharon Nolan, Communications & Patient & Public Involvement in Research Manager at North Bristol NHS Trust says “We consider ourselves to be very lucky at Southmead hospital, research is what we do every day across all areas of the Trust, and if you are a patient here, then you will more than likely be asked if you would like to take part in a research study as part of your care.”

You can read patient stories and find out more about how to get involved yourself by downloading the Take Part Be Involved in Research magazine.

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New films show the benefit of public involvement

INVOLVE reports members of the public have worked alongside Cardiff University staff to produce two short films that highlight the benefit of public involvement in research.

One film, ‘Why get involved in Research?’ is aimed at members of the public and the second, ‘Public Involvement in Research’ is aimed at researchers.

Watch the films below or click here to find out more.

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Healthcare Change Makers link is live

Bristol Community Health are excited to report the link for the Healthcare Change Makers is now live.

Could you be one of Bristol’s first Healthcare Change Makers? Are you enthusiastic about the way that we, and our hospitals deliver services now and how we might adapt to meet future needs? Together with North Bristol Trust and University Hospitals Bristol, Bristol Community Health is looking to equip local residents with the skills, knowledge and confidence to work alongside us to improve our services

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