How PPI changes professionals

How PPI changes professionals People with an interest in patient and public involvement (PPI) spend a lot of time talking about definitions. There is, for example, the question of whether members of the public should be described as “patients”, “service users” or “consumers”. Another question is whether they are “involved”, […]

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Public Engagement in Research Award

Public Engagement in Research Award Blog by Dr Anna Spathis, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Associate Specialty Director in Palliative Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine and Dr Stephen Barclay, University Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care, University of Cambridge, Principal Investigator, Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Care East of England […]

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New Young People Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) group in Cambridge

New Young People Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) group in Cambridge ‘Young People in Research Programme’ comprises of 20 1st year 6th formers from 6 Cambridge schools (mix of state and private). They are able to review documents and meet with researchers to discuss projects or hold focus groups, the latter […]

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Researchers behind leading children’s heart surgery survival website launch new patient and public involvement guide

Researchers behind leading children’s heart surgery survival website launch new patient and public involvement guide RESEARCHERS from a flagship NIHR-funded study helping parents understand survival data about children’s heart surgery have launched a new best practice guide for involving patients and the public in research. The PRAIS 2 study team had previously […]

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Right People, Right Questions project – top 10 research priorities for young people’s mental health

Right People, Right Questions project – top 10 research priorities for young people’s mental health The ‘Right People, Right Questions’ project seeks to discover the top 10 research priorities for young people’s mental health. As 1 in 10 young people have mental health issues, focusing on young people’s mental health […]

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Reflections on Patient and Public Involvement in the PROMISE Project: By Lorna Rouse & Sarah Rae

Reflections on Patient and Public Involvement in the PROMISE Project What is PROMISE? PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) is a CLAHRC affiliated initiative within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust which aims to provide staff and service users with a toolkit to support their journey towards eliminating […]

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