Our vision is to create true and enduring partnerships that deliver high quality research which improves healthcare and has impact in Greater Manchester and beyond
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. 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.
This positively impacts our work in several ways:
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 get together with some of the NIHR CLAHRC Greater Manchester team in May 2015.