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 8 October, 2020

Instead of a summary of our last meeting, here’s what some of our members said about it…

  • It was really useful!
  • Fab as always!
  • It has been really interesting and useful
  • As always a great meeting, thanks everyone!
  • Thanks for today everyone– feeling very inspired by all the learning as always 🙂
  • Thank you all for sharing practice – found this meeting very supportive 🙂
  • Think that meeting was the best thing I’ve done during Covid!

Charities Research Involvement Group

Meeting Held 14 September, 2020

Lots of really useful information and experience shared at this meeting.

We previewed our report about how PPI in research adds value for charities. (Scroll down to the news section for a link to this report.

We heard about some of the amazing work done by Egality Health. This includes some focus groups they have been running with underrepresented community organisations.

We had a presentation on PPI in the re-starting of clinical research. And we talked about a Wellcome Trust project to develop PPI support for Wellcome researchers

Our Members


Charities Research Involvement Group Members

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