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Opportunity details

Caring for people with long intensive care stays: what should it look like?

We want to find out how best to care for patients with long intensive care stays, and their families

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Full description:

We are looking for members for a steering group for our project, from people with personal experience of an intensive care stay of over a week – either as a patient or a carer/relative. This will involve online meetings or contact by email to review study documents, planning next stages, discussing findings and dissemination plans. No previous experience is necessary. We would expect a maximum of 2 meetings (which can be online) a year, of approximately half a day each, beginning in Jan 2019.

Date from

4th December 2018

Date to

4th July 2019


King's College London

This group is looking to improve the quality and standardisation of care for patients with long intensive care stays, and for their relatives.





UK wide

Involvement type:

Identifying and prioritising
Designing and managing
Evaluating impact

What support is offered?

Participants will have access to a free one-day training course at the Guy’s and St.Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London Biomedical Research Centre. A researcher will also meet with participants before meetings to brief them on plans and allow time for questions.


Participation will be paid at a rate of £150/day.


Expenses are covered

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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