Welcome to the Shared Learning Group on Involvement and Charities Research Involvement Group

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 Charities Research Involvement Group.

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Latest Meeting Summaries

Shared Learning Group on Involvement

Meeting Held 5 February, 2019

We had a great session on involvement in fundraising.

Another big highlight of the meeting was the launch of our e-learning tool for staff about involvement. Big thanks to everyone who worked on this.

We prioritised the topics we want to discuss in 2019/20.

And we launched our Twitter account – @SLGInvolvement

Charities Research Involvement Group

Meeting Held 13 December, 2018

We looked at results from our latest benchmarking survey and followed this with a World Café to share our experience of different areas of involvement practice.

We heard about plans to develop some top tips on working with pharma to support PPI in pharma.

Colleagues from the NIHR Clinical Research Network talked about their new service to help pharma companies seek input from patients and carers about their research plans, and we heard about how Breast Cancer Now involves people affected by breast cancer in the charity’s research.

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