The Mental Health Research Network is hosting a special event for World Mental Health Day as part of Nottingham Mental Health Awareness Weeks (www.mhaw.org.uk/) to enthuse and inform people with lived experience of mental-health problems, carers and supporters about opportunities for meaningful involvement in mental-health research. The event will include presentations by service-users in research and people championing user/carer collaboration in research.
Date: 10th October 2013
Time: 13:30 (refreshments) for 14:00-15:30 (event)
Location: Seminar Room A07, The Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, NG7 2TU.
Spaces are limited, so please book a place via Rebecca.Coales@nottshc.nhs.uk / (0115) 82 31302 .
13:30 Doors open (refreshments/displays)
14:00 Involvement… making a difference!
Karen Medd (Event Chair; service-user research champion)
Celebrating some of the achievements of Patient & Public Involvement
14:10 “Nothing about me, without me!”
Using lived experience at any level, or any stage of mental-health research
Andrew Grundy (EQUIP Researcher/Research Associate/service-user)
An interactive workshop exploring different involvement opportunities at various stages of the research process.
14:50 Training for Involvement (Video presentation)
EQUIP Service-User & Carer Advisory Group members
15:00 PPI Forum: supporting members, supporting research
Andrea Duncan (MHRN PPI Co-ordinator); Craig Beecroft (MHRN Clinical Studies Officer); Jonathan (MHRN PPI Forum member)
Information about the work of the MHRN PPI Forum and how to get involved
15:20 Just ask 3 Questions to your Doctor to get you involved
Prof. Patrick Callaghan (Head of School of Health Sciences; EQUIP Lead, Nottingham)
Presenting a new resource to encourage greater involvement in research