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What can Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) contributors in research actually do?

Would you like to learn more about the different roles that patients and members of the public involved in health research can hold? About this event Date and time Thu, 16 June 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 A 60-minute information session … Read Article about What can Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) contributors in research actually do?

Participants invited to take part in a research project

Do you use the internet? The Tizard Centre based at the University of Kent are doing research about internet use for adults with intellectual disabilities. They want to know about the good and bad parts of using the internet. Can I take part in … Read Article about Participants invited to take part in a research project

Funding the Gap: Helping self-advocacy grow

Join Learning Disability England for the launch of Funding the Gap, a joint report into the funding of self-advocacy. About this event The Funding the Gap report is about how self-advocacy groups for people with learning disabilities are … Read Article about Funding the Gap: Helping self-advocacy grow

Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

A five-year NHS autism research strategy, to facilitate the use of the best current evidence when making decisions about autism services provided by or paid for by the NHS in England. Introduction Autism is not a rare condition (about 1–2% of … Read Article about Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

Coronavirus and People with Learning Disabilities

The Coronavirus and People with Learning Disabilities Study The Coronavirus and People with Learning Disabilities Study directly interviewed adults with mild/moderate learning disabilities at three time points over 12 months (Cohort 1). There … Read Article about Coronavirus and People with Learning Disabilities

Growing Older, Planning Ahead

Becky Anderson is a researcher working with the Open University. She is looking to work with siblings of people with learning disabilities. Siblings means a brother or sister. If you have a learning disability and have a brother or sister who … Read Article about Growing Older, Planning Ahead

Growing Older – Planning Ahead

A research project looking at improving the support for older people with learning disabilities, family, carers, and supporting end of life care planning for carers. This is a research project from the Open University. The research team are … Read Article about Growing Older – Planning Ahead

Connections: unique ‘how to’ interactive zoom sessions

In March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Voice cLoud launched a digital inclusion programme and digital access consultation, which explored creative and innovative ways to keep people connected. Since then, Voice cLoud have been … Read Article about Connections: unique ‘how to’ interactive zoom sessions

Clinical trials: an easy-read guide

Ace Anglia, together with Thinklusive, West Suffolk Hospital & a local Patient Research Ambassador have co-produced an easy-read guide to clinical trials. Read more about the project This project is a collaboration between West Suffolk … Read Article about Clinical trials: an easy-read guide

Getting Things Changed (Tackling Disabling Practices: Co-production and Change)

Getting Things Changed was a 3 year research programme funded by the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) The project started in April 2015 and finished in May 2018. The research • ‘Getting Things Changed’ was a large programme of research … Read Article about Getting Things Changed (Tackling Disabling Practices: Co-production and Change)

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...

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