|Public Involvement in Social Care Research
||Commissioned by the NIHR, this report from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) identifies good practice in user, carer and public involvement in social care research, explores differences between involvement in healthcare and in social care research, and highlights opportunities for further work.
||20 July, 2021|
|NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination releases new guidance for payment for Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement
||This guidance has been compiled for a wide audience, but in particular it will be of value to: researchers who need to cost public involvement activities at any stage of the research process, anyone in a professional role involved in costing public involvement, advising researchers on budgeting for involvement or who has an interest in the topic, public contributors who want to know how their involvement in research is costed, research advisors/ managers who provide guidance to the research community about involvement, commissioners of research who invite funding applications from the research community reviewers and panel members who appraise research projects with costed involvement activities.
||26 April, 2021|
|Guidance for planning virtual public and patient involvement activities
||Following the social distancing measures introduced by the UK Governmental bodies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic the use virtual platforms, for example Zoom and Microsoft teams, to deliver patient and public involvement activities has increased. In light of this trend, the Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) team has developed the this guidance to assist those planning virtual platform-based PPI activities.
||23 October, 2020|
||NIHR Learn offers a range of courses to develop your knowledge of clinical research and support you to do what you do best.
||24 August, 2020|
|In a nutshell: how to write a lay summary
||Provided by ELSEVIER this article covers the benefits of writing your research for a general audience. It also describes how to do this.
||26 May, 2020|
|NIHR School for Social Care Research: Methods Reviews
||Provided by the NIHR School for Social Care (SSCR), this website provides a number of reviews of a method and its application to social care research.
||12 May, 2020|
|RDS Blog: Public involvement during a pandemic: how we are supporting researchers
||As we have found in recent weeks, being socially isolated does not mean communities have to stop communicating. A UK-wide team of Research Design Service (RDS) experts and public contributors have put together this advice to help you continue your public involvement and adapt to virtual or remote working during this time.
||12 May, 2020|
|COVID-19 resources and relevant methodological approaches
||Research Design Service North West has worked with RDS colleagues across the country to collate appropriate/relevant methodological approaches for research studies being designed or delivered during the COVID-19, or any pandemic. Find all the resources listed on this web page,
||6 May, 2020|
|Different experiences: A framework for considering who might be involved in research
||This NIHR produced guidance intends to be used as a framework to help make decisions about who might be involved and why. This guidance does not address the question of ‘how’ best to involve these different perspectives.
||25 June, 2021|
|RDS SC: Top tips for carrying out PPI activities during COVID-19
||Research Design Service South Central have provided some tips for carrying out Public Involvement activities during COVID-19
||16 April, 2020|