PPI opportunities

This page has the latest PPI training and opportunities for involvement for researchers, patients and the public living in and around Cambridge.

Please note that these are external events and the CUH PPI Team is not involved with their organisation or management, unless otherwise stated.

If you have any questions, please reach out via the avenues provided for each opportunity.

All information on this page is updated weekly and is current as at 14 September 2023.

Patient taking part in research


Questions about research into oesophageal cancer prevention? Ask the expert! Webinar

Date: Tuesday 19 September from 6pm to 7pm

An ITV Anglia programme featured an interview with Liz Chipchase, who will be hosting our webinar later this month on the research into the prevention of oesophageal cancer.

Watch here: http://itv.com/news/anglia/2018-05-04/catch-up-watch-the-most-recent-edition-of-itv-news-anglia

Register for our webinar: http://local.nihr.ac.uk/news/questions-about-research-into-oesophageal-cancer-prevention-ask-the-expert/34233

Participation opportunity

Supporting visually impaired children, parents and carers: survey

Sarah, 18, has a visual impairment. She has worked with researchers on two surveys so we can understand how to support visually impaired people at Cambridge Children’s Hospital.

We would like to hear about the experiences of the visually impaired. Young people aged 14-25 can fill in the survey here: http://tinyurl.com/tkwm37b6. For children under 14 and their parents/carers, please complete this survey: http://tinyurl.com/mr2mmxt2

Involvement opportunity

Join the next Peterborough Health and Care Forum

Date: Thursday 28 September. Time: 10am-12pm

Healthwatch in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough‘s local Health and Care Forums are a chance for you to share your ideas and experiences of health and care services, ask questions and get involved. They invite local health and care decision makers along to each meeting to answer your questions.

This month they will be joined by Rosie Dean from Cambridge University Hospitals, giving an update on the Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital.

Book your place here: https://healthwatchcambridgeshire.co.uk/book-place-one-our-health-and-care-forums


HDR UK Stories – Your Voice, Your Story

HDR UK is excited to announce that they recently launched a new campaign called HDR UK Stories.

It was developed to showcase the variety of views, opinions, and voices in our public community, by sharing their stories with other members of the public. The aim is to encourage people to learn more about what health data research is, why public involvement matters, and encourage sign-up to HDR UK Voices.

You can find all of the stories on their website. Please share this web page, their videos, and blogs with anyone you think might be interested in hearing about it HDR UK Stories.

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Events Calendar

Listing relevant events and training sessions for researchers and members of the public.