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Have your say about health and care


  • National Voices’ will be hosting an online conference on Thursday 23 June 2022 from 10:00am – 4:00pm they will be  exploring  how Integrated Care Systems can work in better partnership with people, communities, and other organisations.  
  • Attend the East Midlands Clinical Research Network Event, Saturday 25 June 10:00am - 11:30am, at the African Caribbean Centre, Maidstone Road, Leicester, LE2 0UA, to find out what health research is, why it must be diverse and inclusive, why it might matter to you, and how to get involved. Please email Steve Clapperton or call 0116 258 6185 if you have questions ahead of the event.
  • Hurry –don’t forget to register for The People’s Network launch on Thursday 7th July from 10:00am – 12:30pm. The PPI Senate and EMAHSN invite members of the public to join a new, regional, patient-led network. NHS patients, service users, social care customers and unpaid carers involved in health and care research and services, are welcome to join. To find out more about The People’s Network, book your place for the free, online launch event. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Register by midnight Tuesday 5 July.
  • The East Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative Managing Deterioration Care Homes Programme invite public members to join their strategic meetings and networks.  They are looking for relatives of care home residents to bring insight and share improvement ideas to reduce deterioration and improve safety in care homes across the East Midlands. Find out more from this Role Description. Participation payments and out-of-pocket expenses are offered. To find out more and express an interest please call 07814 779266 or email Shahnaz Aziz.
  • The University of Nottingham researchers invite the public to share their views about the role of environmental information and de-carbonisation in the process of obtaining and providing informed consent in medical procedures. People can have a say via a survey or attending a focus group and a participation payment is offered.  Read more here.
  • Are you a woman who has previously served in the UK Armed forces who would like to contribute to research improving provision for female veterans? The Veterans and Families Institutes for Military Social Research want to speak to women UK wide who have previously served in Armed Forces as a full-time regular. If interested, please email them. 
  • Apply for an EMAHSN 2022 Public Involvement Fund. East Midlands Academic Health Science Network are delighted to increase this fund this year and now offer £2,000 each for 15 groups across the East Midlands. This funding will support patient, carer and public involvement in health and social care research, innovation, and transformation. To honour Veronica Price-Job, their former Patient Public Involvement Co-chair who sadly passed away this year, they welcome groups that involve the public in addressing health and social care inequalities. Applications close midnight Thursday 30 June 2022. For application support, please email Emma Coates.

Read the latest findings 

  • Listen to the International Coproduction Health Network podcast on coproduction here
  • Take a look at these Toolkits from Young Minds to help organisations and services improve their involvement of children, young people and families who face marginalisation and barriers within the mental health system. 
  • Read this Kings Fund and Healthwatch report on the different ways the Health and Social Care System listens to people and communities to make services more responsive to what they need.
  • Listen to this powerful recording from the newly formed REBLE Group (Research Enabled by Lived Experience). It uses a Forum Theatre approach (19 minutes into the recording) to explore inclusive practice and how research can benefit from lived experience. 

Last updated on: 21st June 2022


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