Polonius: [Aside] Though this be madness, yet there is method in't. Hamlet Act 2, scene 2, 193–206 If you are in some way connected to public involvement in health research then you get used to 'the look.' Sometimes it's a vacant stare or a gaze falling slowly across the face like the sun going down. In other instances … Continue reading There is indeed method in our ‘madness’ – being METHODICAL about public involvement
You'd think that Aintree Racecourse, home of the Grand National, would be the perfect venue at which to dwell on the barriers to how we involve the public in research. What with 'Bechers Brook' and 'The Chair,' fences over which horses and riders stumble and tumble every year. It would only be right to follow suit, would … Continue reading Blog: Citizens in research: what’s your story going to be in 2015?
It is still very early days in my new role as the NIHR Director of Public Participation and Engagement but I have already received a number of invitations to visit and see some of the great initiatives happening up and down the country. Keep them coming. It is my intent to get 'out there' as … Continue reading Friday drivetime blog: regional accents in public and patient involvement