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Opportunity details

Service user member of Data Monitoring and Ethics Committee (DMEC)

Service user needed for project to help patients with psychosis improve quality of life

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Full description:

SCENE is a research programme running from June 2017 to November 2022 that aims to develop and test a new intervention to help patients with psychosis overcome social isolation and improve their quality of life. We require a service user member of the study & Data Monitoring and Ethics Committee to monitor the safety of the research and ensure that it remains ethical.

Date from

21st December 2019

Date to

22nd February 2019


East London Foundation Trust

Improving quality of life and health outcomes of patients with psychosis through a new structured intervention for expanding social networks (SCENE) is funded by the National Institute for Health Research and coordinated by the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry which is supported by both Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT). SCENE is a unique collaborative project with academic institutions, NHS Trusts, patients and commissioners.


SCENE_DMEC_Role Description 21.12.18



Mental health


South East

Involvement type:

Designing and managing

What support is offered?

You will receive support from the central study team and the DMEC chair. We will try to arrange meetings at times and locations which suit the needs of all panel members and can adapt reading materials where necessary.


You will be paid for your time- up to £20 per meeting, with additional payment for up to 3 hours of “preparation time” (paid at £20 per hour). Therefore, for each meeting, you will be paid £80.


Travel expenses to and from meetings will also be reimbursed. Those in receipt of state benefits and allowances are advised to contact the Benefits Advice Service for involvement in research. Contact INVOLVE by email: or phone 02380 595628.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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