Yesterday INVOLVE hosted a meeting of about 100 public involvement leads from across the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). There are probably nearer 200 in total across the NIHR family.This was the first time that we have ever been able to bring together people in this way. A powerful milestone.This link will take you … Continue reading What have people told us about public involvement in research?
The following official announcement has just been posted on the NIHR website with links to the terms of reference and initial submission document. I say 'initial' because there will be others ways in which you can contribute to the review over the next few months. I am very excited that NIHR has commissioned this exercise … Continue reading NIHR announces strategic review of public involvement in research #PPIBreakingboundaries
So here's something to make your crumpet and jam just a bit more palatable on Sunday afternoon...Thanks to NIR CRN. This week Health Sector TV will be broadcasting a programme entitled ‘Clinical Research: Making Patients and the NHS Better.’ The blurb says that this is 'an important new documentary highlighting how the Clinical Research Network (as … Continue reading Exclusive preview! UK clinical research gets its own TV show…..Downtown eat your heart out @NIHRCRN
I'm always very chuffed when people ask for a copy of my presentations after a talk. Usually I am quite good at emailing them to people or asking the organisers to send them round. Anyway, I have done a lot of meetings lately and thought I would post here copies of my slides from the … Continue reading @SDenegri presentations about the public and health research from Leicester, HSRN and Leeds
And if you already have one you can always re-gift it (to me)! This is a new science writing competition for researchers and I shall be one of the judges I am delighted to say. The 'Access to Understanding' writing competition for bioscience researchers has been launched by Europe PubMed Central and The British Library … Continue reading Writing competition open for entries – win an iPad and article in eLife #A2UComp