Wonderful new book for children with relatives in intensive care @ICUsteps Please RT.

I know from personal experience that visiting a relative in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) can be harrowing. For children and young adults it must be particularly bewildering and frightening.  But I am pleased to say that help is at hand. ICUsteps is great charity run by ex-patients, relatives and health professionals to support people … Continue reading Wonderful new book for children with relatives in intensive care @ICUsteps Please RT.

Top-tips for involving young people in research and other brilliant resources @GenrYPAGs

Is it me or is 2016 'full-on' or what? It is as if someone has put something in our water supply. It's nearly February already. My good colleagues in public involvement are hitting the sort of productivity levels last seen in a Japanese car factory in the 1990s. Yesterday I blogged about two new 'manuals' … Continue reading Top-tips for involving young people in research and other brilliant resources @GenrYPAGs

Public involvement in research to be turned into drama in groundbreaking new play

On my travels so a cut and paste of a news release about an exciting new project. Those who know Y Touring will also be pleased to hear that it has found a loving home at last. New theatre company: Theatre of Debate Ltd. announces inaugural project Press Release: 13 November 2014 The creation of … Continue reading Public involvement in research to be turned into drama in groundbreaking new play

It’s out! Report of GenR young people in health research event presented to CMO

Yesterday I joined colleagues from the Medicines for Children Research Network (MCRN) to present the report of the Generation R event last year, to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Professor Dame Sally Davies. For many people Generation R at the Science Museum was the highlight of 2013.  It was designed, organised and delivered by young … Continue reading It’s out! Report of GenR young people in health research event presented to CMO