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 5 April, 2017

Another really useful meeting. We spent quite a lot of the meeting thinking about how to influence other teams in our organisations to involve people meaningfully. We also talked about awards for staff who involve people well.  We began to plan a workshop on involving a diverse range of people and we launched some discussions about involvement in fundraising – we’ll come back to this at a future meeting.

Shared Learning Group on Involvement in Research

Meeting Held 15 March, 2017

Another packed meeting. We had a presentation from colleagues at the Health Research Authority about PPI in ethical review and a talk about PPI in multi-funder partnerships.  We planned our benchmarking exercise.  A number of members asked for help on a variety of issues, including how to involve young children in research, payment for involvement, whether to charge external organisations for assistance with PPI and what to ask in an annual survey of network members. Thanks to everyone who asked questions and shared information and experience.

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