Tag Archives: service user involvement

Research ideas wanted

There are lots of reasons why researchers should collaborate with people with experience of using health and social care services. For an insight into public and patient involvement in research, from the perspectives of all involved, check out this repository … Continue reading

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Research away day and MHNAUK meet-up

Lots of interesting things to report from a packed week. Monday took me to a meet-up with research-minded nurses from Cardiff and Vale UHB, the first of a series of events organised by Professor Lesley Lowes aimed at supporting research … Continue reading

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Reflections on a pre-conference week

Funding for Welsh students and Welsh universities is in tonight’s news, I see, and I’m beginning to wonder how long the Welsh Government’s current policy in this area will survive. More immediately, it’s been a varied enough week for me … Continue reading

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Researching with service users and carers

Not much time for adding to the blog at the mo’, but enough to note that it was good to have spent this morning with the MHRNC Service User and Carer Partnership Research Development Group. This is an important initiative, … Continue reading

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The Next Big Things

Here’s what will probably be a final Hay Festival-related post. Last Thursday the Nobel Laureate Professor Sir John Sulston chaired a discussion titled┬áThe Next Big Thing. This began with four researchers talking about what they do: Alison Rust, a volcanologist; … Continue reading

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COCAPP: involving service users

Time this morning for a brief post drawing attention to two excellent opportunities for people with personal experience of using mental health services to contribute to COCAPP. I’ve written about COCAPP on this site before, and we’re now looking for … Continue reading

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