Our patient panel members provide advice and input from a patient perspective to improve patient and public engagement and involvement (PPE/I) in our work.
This could include, for example, being involved in the design of the research, being a member of a steering or advisory group, reviewing written resources or sharing research findings with other members of the public.
Our patient panel has been set up to actively involve members of the public in a coordinated way across all of our programmes of work.
This positively impacts our work in several ways by:
Each panel member is allocated to a programme of work and their role has two main purposes:
For more information please contact Joanne Thomas (Engagement and Networks Manager).
Members of our patient panel got together with some of the NIHR CLAHRC Greater Manchester team in May 2015.