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Opportunity details

Understanding urgent and emergency care service use

Seeking patient representatives to join a project steering group and review new projects

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Full description:

The urgent and emergency care (UEC) system is everything from GP out of hours to walk-in centres, minor injury units to accident and emergency departments.

We need 2 people to join our project steering committee to provide perspectives as UEC users. No previous experience is needed, just a willingness to attend quarterly meetings (approx 1 hour).

You will be asked to review and give your opinion on new project applications and other project-related documentation.

Please see summary.

Date from

4th March 2019

Date to

26th April 2019


Centre for Urgent and Emergency Care Research (CURE), The University of Sheffield

The research project is based within the School of Health and Related Research, Centre for Urgent and Emergency Care Research (CURE), University of Sheffield. CURE is a leading national and international centre in this type of research, and aims to gather evidence to help identify ways to improve how UEC is delivered (staff) and received (patients).





Health services and health delivery


Yorks & Humber

Involvement type:


What support is offered?

Experience of a similar role is not needed and any necessary training will be given.




Local travel costs will be reimbursed

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?