Welcome to the Shared Learning Group on Involvement

We aim to encourage shared learning about service user and carer involvement between voluntary sector organisations working in the UK. Our main Shared Learning Group looks at involvement across all areas. We also have a Shared Learning Group on Involvement in Research.

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Latest Meeting Summaries

Shared Learning Group on Involvement

Meeting Held 3 August, 2017

Some great presentations and discussion about training for involvement at this meeting. Thanks especially to Alzheimer’s Society, Breast Cancer Now and Parkinson’s UK for sharing their experience. We reviewed our workshop on diversity and inclusion and made plans for a workshop on capturing and assessing the impact of involvement. And we shared information about our objectives and committed to doing this every year.

Shared Learning Group on Involvement in Research

Meeting Held 7 June, 2017

We spent time reviewing some of the key results from our benchmarking survey. Two members who are relatively new to involvement – Cystic Fibrosis Trust and Autistica – shared their experience to date. Information was also shared about strategies for involvement in research. We discussed ideas for  a joint event with the NIHR on involvement and engagement in research.

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