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Tuesday May 1, 2018
Laura Mader joined the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPI&E) Task and Finish Working Group, representing the PLRH and CCTU. The group aimed to assess current use and resources for PPI&E across registered clinical trials units, developing an action plan for collaborative working within the UKCRC network. The final […]
Saturday March 10, 2018
NIHR’s INVOLVE has produced a new guidance document for co-production in research. The PLRH was happy to contribute to this project by taking part in a interview with the development team in March 2017. You can access the final report here.
Wednesday December 6, 2017
The PLRH joined Janet Jull from the University of Ottawa, as well as teams from the University of Manchester and University of Bristol, to host a workshop on ‘Rethinking Engagement for Health’ at the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement 2017 Engage conference.
Tuesday November 28, 2017
The PLRH participated in the 10th NIHR INVOLVE conference, celebrating 21 years of INVOLVE to “celebrate the progress of public involvement in research and consider the opportunities ahead”. Our poster was an overall finalist! Check out all the posters and conference report here.
Monday October 30, 2017
The Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre PPI team launched a new ‘Young People in Research’ programme in collaboration with the NIHR/Wellcome Cambridge CRF and the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust’s Work Experience team. The programme is aimed at sixth form students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or research. The PLRH was invited to present […]
Monday October 23, 2017
We were very pleased to take part in the Cambridge Rare Disease Summit 2017 “Re-imagining the Patient Journey!” This great event brought together patient groups, healthcare, academics, researchers, biotech companies, and the pharmaceutical industry in a spirit of collaboration, innovation and passion to re-imagine and re-invent the rare disease patient journey.