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September 2017
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How to support someone living with dementia (inc. ‘Real Life with dementia’ training for carers), 14 September

September 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This three hour event will help you to understand how best to support someone living with dementia. This event will be interactive with plenty of time for questions. The following individuals will be present during the afternoon; Dr Maria-Paloma Sequeiros (Older Adults Psychiatrist for the South Gloucestershire Complex Interventions Team), Cheryl Buckley (Community Psychiatric Nurse for the South Gloucestershire Complex Interventions Team) and Beth Tovey (Dementia day opportunities manager for South Gloucestershire) who will be presenting the Real Life with…

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Public Involvement Journal Club, 21 Sept 2017

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus,
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY
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Journal Club dates are: Thursday 21st September 2017 Thursday 26th October 2017 Thursday 23rd November 2017 Rooms and articles for discussion will be confirmed for each meeting. The paper is available just prior to the Journal Club date through a UWE long-in, and Rosie will email it to those that we know don’t have access.  Let Rosie know if you have any trouble getting the paper and she will email it to you. We are always pleased to have your suggestions of…

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Free

Your Space Your Say Exhibition Event, 21 Sept

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
STEAM Museum,
Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon, SN2 2EY
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This free, one night event will bring together young people (aged 10-17) with volunteers, youth engagement practitioners and policy makers across family, health and wellbeing services in Swindon. The event will involve panel talks, interactive exhibits and short films made by the young people. Listen to young people’s experiences of place and leisure in Swindon Explore health and social challenges in Swindon Opportunity to incorporate young people’s voices into physical activity and health strategies Find out what young people really…

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Enhancing Facilitation Skills Workshop – 27 September

September 27 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus,
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY
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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 involvement meetings.  The workshop is not intended for members of the public who want to learn more about contributing to involvement meetings. What: A workshop offering the opportunity to reflect on and improve the skills needed to facilitate meetings involving members…

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October 2017
£40 for non attendance

Digital Art of the Possible 2 – Solving Healthcare Challenges with Evidence…

October 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Ashton Gate Stadium,
Bristol, BS3 2EJ
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For:  NHS and local authority health and care professionals, AHSN member organisations. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. What: The digital revolution is fully upon us, bringing with it an exciting array of opportunities to support the future health and wellbeing of the population. But the digital innovations we are adopting in our personal lives often far outpace those offered in health and care settings. This has to change! Our second Digital Art of the Possible event draws on our experiences and learnings…

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Free

Using and Understanding Research Evidence, 17 October

October 17 @ 10:15 am - 4:30 pm
Sandford Education Centre,
Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7PX United Kingdom
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‘Mobile phones cause brain cancer’, ‘Chocolate is better for you than fruit’; the media is constantly full of claims about the potential health benefits or risks associated with particular treatments, foods or substances. It is often difficult to know what to believe. This day is for members of the public who want to make sense of research evidence, and to assess the reliability of the evidence behind health-related headlines. What is the goal of the workshop? The workshop will give…

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Free

Public Involvement Journal Club, 26 Oct

October 26 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus,
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY
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Journal Club dates are: Thursday 21st September 2017 Thursday 26th October 2017 Thursday 23rd November 2017 Rooms and articles for discussion will be confirmed for each meeting. The paper is available just prior to the Journal Club date through a UWE long-in, and Rosie will email it to those that we know don’t have access.  Let Rosie know if you have any trouble getting the paper and she will email it to you. We are always pleased to have your suggestions of…

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November 2017
Free

Public Involvement Journal Club, 23 Nov

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus,
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY
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Journal Club dates are: Thursday 21st September 2017 Thursday 26th October 2017 Thursday 23rd November 2017 Rooms and articles for discussion will be confirmed for each meeting. The paper is available just prior to the Journal Club date through a UWE long-in, and Rosie will email it to those that we know don’t have access.  Let Rosie know if you have any trouble getting the paper and she will email it to you. We are always pleased to have your suggestions of…

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Free

An overview of the different types of dementia, 23 November

November 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Venue to be confirmed,
(likely to be University of Bristol), Bristol,

Would you like to find out more about dementia? Do you want to know more about the different types, e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy Bodies and others? If so, this is an opportunity to find out more about the different types of dementia. You will also have the chance to ask questions. A public lecture will be given by Dr Elizabeth Coulthard, Consultant Neurologist at North Bristol NHS Trust, Consultant Senior Lecture in the School of Clinical…

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INVOLVE at 21 Conference, 28 Nov

November 28

Celebrate the progress of public involvement in research and consider the opportunities ahead. Click here for more info    

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