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May 2019

Seminar on public involvement in research: collaborating beyond words

May 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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This seminar on public involvement in research is for all UWE Bristol staff and students as well as other interested health researchers and public involvement professionals in the West of England, and members of the public. It is free to attend and tea/coffee will be provided. About the speaker Katherine Broomfield Speech and Language Therapist HEE/NIHR Clinical Doctoral Fellow Katherine previously led a local augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) service in Gloucestershire; part of the adult speech and language therapy...

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June 2019

Public Involvement Journal Club, Thursday 13th June 2019

June 13 @ 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

Rooms and articles for discussion will be confirmed for each meeting. We are always pleased to have your suggestions of papers we might discuss, please either email Rosie Davies at rosemary3.davies@uwe.ac.uk or bring ideas to the Journal Club. Journal Club meets at UWE Frenchay Campus 1 – 2 pm, coffee and tea is provided. How to register: For more information and to go on the Journal Club list please email rosemary3.davies@uwe.ac.uk

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Enhancing facilitation skills

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of the West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY
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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July 2019

Public Involvement Event – Simultaneous in Truro and Bristol

July 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Royal Cornwall Hospital and UWE Glenside Campus

  For: Allied Health Professionals (physiotherapists, radiographers, occupational therapists) involved in or wanting to be involved in research. (Though not specifically designed for members of the public, it is open to you if you would find it interesting.) What: The Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR) is running simultaneous events at the University of the West of England and the University of Exeter to explore the importance of Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) within research. PPI is an essential...

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September 2019

Public involvement journal club

September 26 @ 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 @ 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 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
CLAHRC 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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