Workshop: Patient and Public Involvement in Research and Service Development.

NIHRlogoSubmitted by the Centre for Health & Wellbeing Research

This research training programme is for staff across all NHS Trusts in Northamptonshire, UoN’s School of Health staff and post-graduate students who wish to refresh or gain new skills in the research process, research methods and the use of evidence to inform practice.

Workshops in Research & Development: Patient and Public Involvement (PPI)
Dr Jackie Parkes & Dr Paula Wray

12th March 10.00 – 12.00 in the Oak Room, Berrywood Hospital.
13th March 10.00 – 12.00 in Seminar Room 5, Prince William Education Centre, Kettering General Hospital.
14th March 10.00 – 12.00 in Room 11, Sunley Conference Centre, University of Northampton.

Course Outline:
This session aim to provide an introduction to the principles, concepts and methods for effective patient and public involvement (PPI) and engagement. The course will cover what PPI is, the purpose of engaging, methods for the incorporation of PPI in research, training and support mechanisms for PPI representatives, and service delivery and evaluation.

Learning outcomes:

  • The aim of the session is for participants to:-
  • Understand the national and local context for the development of PPI;
  • Appreciate the value and benefits of PPI in service improvement, evaluation and
  • research;
  • Consider the range of activities and processes that should include PPI;
  • Explore both the enablers and barriers to effective PPI in practice;
  • Learn what resources, training, and support mechanisms are available to support PPI.

All attendees will receive a certificate upon completion.

To book onto the session follow the link below:-
Kettering General Hospital
University of Northampton


About Simone Apel

Researcher Developer for The Graduate School, University of Northampton.

Posted on February 13, 2013, in Events, School of Health, Workshops & Training and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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