Opportunity details

Developing an intervention to assist older patients’/carers communication with their GP practice after discharge from hospital

AIM: improve patient safety outcomes for older patients who come home from hospital

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Full description:

We are seeking people aged 65+/their carers to help design a study to improve safety of general practice care after coming out of hospital. No experience of PPI/particular skills needed, but experience of coming out from hospital would be helpful. To get involved, for any time commitment you choose, starting immediately or later, please email the contact below. Initially we need input into research design, we’ll ask you some brief questions by phone/email. Further involvement at your discretion.

Date from

7th January 2021

Date to

7th March 2021


Unit of Academic Primary Care - University of Warwick

We are a multidisciplinary team of primary care researchers with clinical, social science and behavioural science backgrounds who apply a range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Researchers work together with a large team of clinical teachers. The Unit works closely with individuals and teams across Warwick Medical School that have an interest in primary care education and research.


plain English summary for GPMATE PPI.docx



Health services and health delivery
Primary care


All of England

Involvement type:

Designing and managing

What support is offered?

We can offer training for individuals who become more involved with the project once funding is achieved.


none initally - futher involvement will be reimbursed at INVOLVE rates contingent on achieving funding.


NA - all online/by email

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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