Opportunity details

Osteoporosis and fragility fractures in people with Severe Mental Illness in the UK

Looking for a lay member with lived experience of osteoporosis or fragility fracture

Link to organisation:

Full description:

This research project is looking at osteoporosis and fractures in people with Severe Mental Illness (SMI) in the UK using data from General Practice (GP) electronic health records. The aim of the project is to explore how often people with SMI are diagnosed with osteoporosis and fractures, how they are managed in primary care, and if people with SMI are tested and treated for osteoporosis differently compared to people without SMI.

Date from

11th January 2022

Date to

25th January 2022

Organisation

Department of Primary Care and Population Health

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/epidemiology-health-care/research/pcph

Attachment

PPI_DSE project_11.01.22.docx


Details

Topic:

Ageing

Location:

UK wide

Involvement type:

Designing and managing
Reviewing

What support is offered?

support within research team, discussion of any issues or concerns

Payment:

£25/hour (up to £150 per person for the maximum hours)

Expenses:

2 online meetings x 1.5 hour each + 1.5 hour of preparation per meeting for review of protocol and results

Can the work be done from home?

Yes

Suitable for a beginner?

Yes


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