RDS NW client wins PPI award

Receving PPI prizeDr Dawn Edge (left in the photo) has accepted a prestigious award from the NIHR Mental Health Research Network (MHRN). Dr Edge’s study entitled ‘Culturally-adapted Family Intervention (CaFI) for African Caribbeans with schizophrenia and their families: A feasibility study of implementation and acceptability’, which received RDS NW advice on PPI, was recognised for the quality of service user involvement. This is an annual award for a study that has received support from the MHRN that is judged to have outstanding service user involvement. The judges recognised the study as a major achievement and made some very complimentary comments about it.