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.

Become a Member

Most of the resources on this website are password protected and accessible to members only. For more information about membership please visit How to join.

How to Join

Latest Meeting Summaries

Shared Learning Group on Involvement

Meeting Held 2 October, 2018

A really interesting and useful meeting with a focus on diversity and inclusion. This included a fab talk about work at St Mungo’s followed by a useful discussion and everyone committing to an action.

We had an update about the draft framework to capture the impact of involvement.

We heard about the Three Nations Dementia Working Group’s code of conduct and how it was developed.

We’re going to do some thinking about how to get more senior level buy-in for involvement – more at our next meeting. There will also be a market place and a consultation wheel at our next meeting. Our training on dealing with difficult situations will take place in January.

Shared Learning Group on Involvement in Research

Meeting Held 20 September, 2018

We reviewed our joint workshop with ABPI to look at how we can promote PPI in pharma research. The report is here: ABPI-SLGIR report FINAL-publicPaula’s diversity notes

We talked about how to promote equality and diversity and we heard about NIHR’s work in this area.

We welcomed Gail Davies, a professor at Exeter University who is leading a Wellcome Trust funded project called the Animal Research Nexus. She talked about PPI in animal research.


Our Members


Shared Learning Group on Involvement in Research Members

Associate Members