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64 opportunities found

Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyle After Bowel Cancer – HEAL ABC

Location: North West

Review our workbook on healthy eating and active lifestyle after bowel cancer.

Artificial Intelligence for guiding vestibular schwannoma treatment: focus group workshop

Location: London

Patients with vestibular schwannoma needed for Artificial Intelligence focus group workshop

CARDIOPHITNESS: Cardiometabolic Health and Pharmacists in Severe Mental Illness

Location: All of England

The role of pharmacy in the physical health of individuals with severe mental illness.

The Adolescent Mental Health Data Platform Research Governance Review Panel

Location: UK wide

Seekings members to join the ADP Research Governance Review Panel

Patient advisory group

Location: East Midlands

We are looking for patients prescribed opioid medicine for non-cancer pain to share their experience

Identifying carers and their needs – Review opportunity

Location: All of England

Current carers needed to comment on University of Oxford grant application

Oesophageal Cancer UCL – Expert by Experience

Location: UK wide

Do you have experience with oesophageal cancer? Would you like to share your tips?

Stroke and the Senses

Location: Scotland

Stroke can affect all five senses. We want to find the best ways to manage these problems.

Wound Photo at Discharge- Patients Association Survey with RBHT

Location: UK wide

Would having a colour photo of your wound on the day you leave hospital benefit you?

Innovation workshop – Technologies for vascular surgery

Location: UK wide, Yorks & Humber

Opportunity for patients/carers to talk about the importance of innovation for their condition

Expert by Experience Advisor UCL

Location: London

Establish a panel of experts with an interest in health improvement and health research.

Develop Tool to Improve Self-Management of Bronchiectasis

Location: UK wide

Help us develop a measure of self-management ability for bronchiectasis

Parents of preschool children needed to help design an antibiotics and antibiotic resistance study

Location: South West

Antibiotics for children: What do you know about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance?

Research on problem gambling

Location: UK wide

We are looking for people to help us with a study looking at harm from problem gambling

The Impact of Sexually Explicit Material (SEM) – Public Involvement Group

Location: South East

Join a a group discussion in Southampton on 10th May 2019

Diabetic foot advisory group

Location: East Midlands

We are looking for diabetic foot patients and family members to share their views and experiences

URGENT – Have you suffered an Anal Sphincter Injury in childbirth – we would like to hear from you

Location: UK wide

We are looking for a female with experience of Anal Sphincter Injury to help us with a project

Children’s Liver Disease Foundation Research Hub

Location: UK wide

Help shape research into childhood liver conditions

Lay Member Vacancy UCL Clinical Research Governance Committee

Location: London

UCL CRGC has a vacancy for a lay member

Do you suffer from acute exacerbations of your COPD?

Location: South Central

We would like to hear the views of patients who have experience of living with COPD

Curriculum Review Patient and Public Involvement Group.

Location: West Midlands

Provide patient perspective during the review of the Scientist Training Programme Curriculum.

Guiding national knee replacement research

Location: UK wide

We'd love views from patients, carers and families with experience of problematic knee replacements

Public Involvement Panel – Infection & Global Health

Location: North West

Panel members needed to be involved in cutting edge research

Improving outcome measures for patients with cleft lips and/or palates

Location: UK wide

Join a research steering committee to help improve outcomes

Royal College of Art- Service Design Project looking at Healthcare Behaviours

Location: London

Would you like to be involved in a participatory design workshop?

Understanding urgent and emergency care service use

Location: Yorks & Humber

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

Are you interested in health research? Join an NIHR committee!

Location: UK wide

Opportunities for members of the public to join NIHR advisory and prioritisation committee

Developing methods to understand potential links between statin use and future diseases

Location: East Midlands

Are you taking or have recently been prescribed statins? Join our patient advisory group.

Depression in Diabetes/Cardiac/Pulmonary Illnesses

Location: North East

Offer feedback and comments through two consultations in the North East

Improving Care for People Taking Multiple Medicines

Location: UK wide

Complete a short online questionnaire to help shape research question

UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG) user feedback

Location: [Not applicable]

We're asking the users of UKCTG for their feedback to help shape improvements

Are you a patient/carer with experience of open surgical wounds left to heal from the bottom up?

Location: UK wide

Surgical Wounds Healing by Secondary Intention (SWHSI-2) Trial - Patient and Public

Designing medicines with the needs of the patient in mind

Location: West Midlands

An opportunity for older people and their carers to discuss how to improve the design of medicines

Has your child ever had an ear infection with discharge?

Location: South West

Join our Patient and Public Involvement Group

Views wanted from former ICU patients and their relatives

Location: UK wide

We want to seek the views of former ICU patients to assist in the design of a new study

Help enhance the knowledge of research in the intensive care unit

Location: UK wide

We will develop a video and poster to inform the public about research in intensive care units (ICU)

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

Location: UK wide

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

Are you interested in helping dementia prevention research?

Location: London

Are you aged between 50-85 years old? Have no diagnosis of memory issues? Please join our register

We would like to talk to first time mothers about their weight management experience

Location: Scotland

What is the role of social support on postnatal lifestyle and weight management ?

Valuing Quality of Life Outcomes in Heart Failure

Location: All of England

Seeking heart failure patients and their carers to review study documents.

Neurodevelopmental Screening of All Children Born Preterm at 2 Years of Age

Location: South East

Was your child born early (<37 weeks)? Please help us review our research plan.

Scanning Confocal Ophthalmoscopy for Diabetic Eye Screening

Location: UK wide

HTA Programme is seeking someone with retinopathy to review a proposal from a patient perspective.

We would like to talk to first time pregnant women about their experiences of eating healthily and doing physical activity

Location: Scotland

What is the role of social support on lifestyle and weight management in pregnancy?

Firefighters reducing falls in the community

Location: Scotland

How might firefighters reduce older people's falls?

Guide future research about Problematic Knee Replacements

Location: All of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Patients and carers with experience of problematic knee replacements - HELP US HELP YOU

Meeting – how to design an intervention to support psychological recovery post-critical care

Location: London

ImPROving Psychological Health in Critical CaRE SurvivorS (PROGRESS) Stakeholder Eve

Hand fracture and tendon injury patient group

Location: East Midlands

Have you had a hand fracture?

Patient Advisors for Fibromyalgia study – Staffordshire and surrounding area

Location: West Midlands

Are you a patient living with fibromyalgia & would like to inform research?

NHS Blood and Transplant Patient and Public Advisory Group (PPAG)

Location: UK wide

Bringing together public / patient insight and experience in NHSBT research.

Using Virtual Simulation to Improve Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: Patient Advisor

Location: London

Opportunity for abdominal aortic aneurysm patient who has undergone Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Perioperative medicine research partner group

Location: South Central

A group to keep patients at the heart of the hospital's research studies relating to surgery

Family support in palliative care/advanced illness

Location: UK wide

Is family support done as well as it could be for people with advanced disease/in palliative care?

Taking photographs of cleft patients using 3D cameras – developing a patient information leaflet.

Location: UK wide

This will involve being part of a consultation group to help design a patient information leaflet.

Ensuring healthcare innovations and research findings are adopted: a strategy for heart and circulatory conditions

Location: UK wide

Share your views to shape our strategy for speeding up access to innovations

Design and evaluation of Eye2Gene website for visually impaired

Location: London

Evaluation of Eye2Gene website for visually impaired. Eye2Gene is a genetic diagnosis website.

Treating the untreatable – an old agent with a new purpose

Location: West Midlands

Using organic acids as a novel antimicrobial agent and biofilm eradication agent

Epilepsy Advisory Panel (PPI)

Location: UK wide

CASTLE Changing Agendas in Sleep, Treatment and Learning in Epilepsy

Greater Manchester Patient and Public Cancer Group

Location: North West

An opportunity for members of the public affected by cancer to help improve research in Manchester

FACTOID – A study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Older people with treatment-resistant generalised anxiety disorder

Location: UK wide

Are you aged 60+? Are you currently experiencing difficulties with generalised anxiety disorder?

Interactional practices of decision-making during childbirth in maternity units

Location: Yorks & Humber

Videoing health care practitioners and women in labour to observe how decision making occurs

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