Patients, carers and members of the public who are interested in sharing their real-world knowledge and unique experiences with health researchers. Participants will be helping to build the kind of public/professional collaboration that will lead to relevant research projects aimed at improving real health care settings.
Patients and carers and members of the public – no ‘specialist’ knowledge needed!
Researchers who would value working collaboratively with patients and carers from an early stage to develop more relevant research questions and plans.
Friendly and informal and will provide time and space to explore how to develop positive and meaningful collaborations.
● Better insight and understanding about what different people can bring to improve research
● More confidence to take part in making shared decisions about research
● Access to further sources of information, training and support
● Inspiration to get involved in making equal partnerships in research!
Charlie Davison a social scientist who specialises in building relationships between the expert knowledge of patients, carers and members of the public and the technical know-how of medical professionals and researchers.
Sarah Rae a servicer user researcher with a background in mental health. She has been involved in several research studies and has experience of co-leading and co-producing a large project which was founded at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.
Further information & booking a place:
Tracey Johns, Regional Public Involvement Lead, Research Design Service. Tracey.firstname.lastname@example.org
Louise Forrest, Central Co-ordinator, Research Design Service Lf16972@essex.ac.uk