We run our own learning events as well as publicise relevant events run by other organisations.
‘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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 interested in getting involved in research, and researchers interested in involving patients and carers in their research What: The workshop will outline the different types of research methods and terminology used in research and how the public can get involved, as well…Find out more »
INVOLVING PATIENTS AND THE PUBLIC IN RESEARCH Public involvement, also known as Patient and Public Involvement (PPI), is an important part of the work that we all do. Involving patients in developing research questions, choosing outcome measures and designing interventions can help ensure that our research addresses patients’ needs. Involving patients in the design and running of research can help avoid unforeseen problems and help to improve recruitment and retention to studies. PPI can also contribute to the successful dissemination…Find out more »