NIHR PPI Newsletter
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NIHR patients and the public

Winter 2017
Introduction from Simon Denegri,
National Director for Patients and the Public in Research
Welcome to the NIHR's new patients and the public newsletter. Over the coming months we’ll be bringing you public involvement and engagement news, views and good practice from across the NIHR. We hope it will inform and inspire you, as well as stimulate new thinking and ideas across the community. Read more
Guidance for Embedding Patient and Public Involvement Champions within Applied Health Research Programmes
CLAHRC Wessex have developed guidance to help in developing PPI roles. Read more
Involvement Opportunities
Central Commissioning Facility (CCF) is currently looking for members of the public to join a number of national and regional advisory panels. Read more

Trainees Coordinating Centre (TCC) Review Panel Public Members wanted! For more information see the webpage.
NIHR Voices Event 2016
The second NIHR Voices event took place at Weetwood Hotel, Leeds on 10th November 2016. The Voices project is supported by INVOLVE, the Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy (AHSN) and NIHR Voices. Read more
Improving support for public involvement
Author: Dr Adele Horobin on behalf of the Access sub-group

Have you taken part in an activity to develop or reinforce skills, knowledge and insights into public involvement in research? This could be a training day, workshop, networking event or online forum for instance. Have you been involved in developing such an activity? Or are you seeking something to support your learning and have views on how opportunities should be shared? Whether you are a member of the public, researcher or public involvement manager, we want to hear from you! Read more
We have launched a new campaign urging patients and the public to get actively involved in health and social care research. Read more
Understanding the challenges of health research: Young people's perspectives
University Technical Colleges are a state funded specialist school across the UK set up to deliver high quality teaching in science and technology based subjects. A core part of their curriculum is to challenge projects which involve working with local employers to provide students with an opportunity to develop their subject knowledge in real work environments. Read more
INVOLVE Conference 2017
We are busy planning the next INVOLVE Conference, which will be held on 28 November 2017, at Church House, Westminster, London.

We will keep you informed through our dedicated conference page on the INVOLVE website and will be using the hashtag #INVOLVEat21 on Twitter for any tweets about the conference.
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