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September 2019

Public involvement journal club

September 26, 2019 @ 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 is an opportunity for those interested in public involvement to get together and discuss a paper. We will share a relevant paper or article for everyone to read in advance. Then during the meeting one person leads the discussion. We are always pleased to have your suggestions of papers we might discuss, please either email Rosie Davies rosemary3.davies@uwe.ac.uk or bring your ideas along to the next journal club. Journal club meets at UWE Frenchay Campus 1 – 2...

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October 2019

Enhancing facilitation skills

October 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Bristol to be confirmed
FREE

This workshop is 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 meetings. The workshop is not intended for members of the public who want to learn more about contributing to involvement meetings. This workshop offers the opportunity to reflect on and improve the skills needed...

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A practical introduction to evaluating public involvement

October 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
ARC West, Whitefriars, Lewins Mead,
Bristol, BS1 2NT United Kingdom
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FREE

For: Researchers, health professionals/other staff currently leading and supporting public involvement activities. This workshop is also open to members of the public who are, or will be, helping to evaluate involvement activities. Please note: workshop participants are expected to already have some knowledge and/or experience of public involvement in research. What: The workshop offers the opportunity to consider and start developing a practical approach to the evaluation of public involvement in research. It will provide an overview of the issues...

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November 2019

An introduction to digital health and use of data

November 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bristol to be confirmed
FREE

Decisions about our data are being made on a daily basis, sometimes by humans and sometimes by computers. It’s vital that patient and public voices are heard in this rapidly changing and often confusing landscape. This workshop will give you the information you need to start to play an informed role in the conversation. Who can access data about our health? What types of technology could make a positive difference to people? How can we use different types of information...

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Introduction to public involvement

November 14, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY
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FREE

Involving patients in research, known as patient and public involvement (PPI), can help; ensure that research addresses patients’ needs; avoid unforeseen problems; improve recruitment and retention to studies; and contribute to the successful dissemination of findings. For: Anyone who is interested in, or responsible for, developing patient and public involvement within their organisation. What: A two-hour workshop exploring ways of involving patients and the public throughout the research cycle and discuss its associated benefits and challenges. Get an overview of...

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Public involvement journal club

November 28, 2019 @ 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 is an opportunity for those interested in public involvement to get together and discuss a paper. We will share a relevant paper or article for everyone to read in advance. Then during the meeting one person leads the discussion. We are always pleased to have your suggestions of papers we might discuss, please either email Rosie Davies rosemary3.davies@uwe.ac.uk or bring your ideas along to the next journal club. Journal club meets at UWE Frenchay Campus 1 – 2...

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March 2020

Enhancing Facilitation Skills – Wednesday 18 March 2020

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY
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FREE

This workshop is 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 meetings. The workshop is not intended for members of the public who want to learn more about contributing to involvement meetings. This workshop offers the opportunity to reflect on and improve the skills needed to...

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April 2020

EVENT CANCELLED: Seminar on public involvement in research: Sharing power when we co-produce research – Wednesday 22 April 2020

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY
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FREE

THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19.  This NIHR ARC West project created resources and training to support people working together in co-produced health and social care research.  The seminar will share what the project found out and the resources created. The seminar will be run by Michelle Farr (Senior Research Associate, ARC West), Phillipa Davies (Senior Research Associate, ARC West) and Heidi Andrews (Honorary University of Bristol staff member and public contributor). Co-producing research is when researchers, practitioners and...

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EVENT CANCELLED: A practical introduction to evaluating public involvement – Thursday 30 April 2020

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
ARC West, Whitefriars, Lewins Mead,
Bristol, BS1 2NT United Kingdom
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FREE

THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19.  For: Researchers, health professionals/other staff currently leading and supporting public involvement activities. This workshop is also open to members of the public who are, or will be, helping to evaluate involvement activities. Please note: workshop participants are expected to already have some knowledge and/or experience of public involvement in research. What: The workshop offers the opportunity to consider and start developing a practical approach to the evaluation of public involvement in research. It will...

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May 2020

EVENT CANCELLED: Co-production in health and social care research – Wednesday 13 May 2020

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bristol to be confirmed
FREE

DUE TO COVID-19 THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED Co-producing research is when researchers, practitioners and members of the public collaborate to develop research. Everyone works together in more equal partnerships and shares responsibility and power throughout the research project. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) INVOLVE guidance indicates that sharing power is an important, yet challenging principle in co-producing research. Health and social care research, like many other forms of research, is carried out within a context of embedded...

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