Research Design Service: East Midlands
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East Midlands REPP Event - Showcasing PPI with underserved groups

  Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 | Events/Workshops

Date: 23 March, 12:00noon - 5:00pm
Venue
: Leicester Diabetes Centre, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Rd, Leicester, LE5 4PW
Cost: Free to researchers and members of the public- please register a place. Patients, carers and public members will be offered reimbursement for travel and parking expenses

The programme includes:

  • National and local speakers talking about the importance of PPI and research
  • An overview of the East Midlands REPP and how to get involved
  • A choice of workshops showcasing best practice PPI and research across equality and diversity themes, such as Older People, Carers, Black and Minority Ethnic Groups, Women & Heart Health, Mothers & Maternity Research, and Mental Health
  • Surgeries where research staff can have their research proposals reviewed by experienced patients and public members and receive constructive advice on PPI improvements
  • Market Place & Networking – an opportunity to showcase research and learn how patients, carers and the public can get involved