Issue 65 -  26 January 2016        
Public Face shares news about patient and public involvement (PPI) activities in health and social care and in research across 770 stakeholders in the East Midlands. It contains snippets of news to help you find out more and get involved. Blue underlined text contains a hyperlink. Sign up here or email here to contribute material, comment on items or unsubscribe. There's also a volunteering Vacancy Board and an involvement Events Calendar to check out.
65.1   Get Involved in the 2016 NHS Tranformathon. A free 24 hour, online global event bringing together change leaders, health & care staff & service users to connect, share and learn.  Takes place 27th – 28th January 2016.
65.2   Get Involved: Healthwatch Leicestershire are hosting 2 engagement events about ‘Improving Care for Frail Older People’ on the 2nd February 2016. The Falls Prevention event is from 10am – 12.15pm and the 7 day services in primary care event is from 1pm – 3pm.  Interested? Please email: or call 0116 257 4 996.
65.3   Jobs: Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Group seek two Lay Members: Financial Management & Audit. Remuneration: £13,136. (Advert closes when they have sufficient application, so apply now if interested). Lay Member Patient & Public Involvement. Remuneration: £7,882. Closing date - 5th February 2016.

Nottinghamshire Deaf Society is recruiting a Project Manager and Project Support Officer. Closing dates: Midday the 8th and 12th of February 2016 respectively.
65.4   Get Involved in these NHS England Outpatient Appointments Public Engagement Events in February/March 2016. Nearest session to the East Midlands in Birmingham - 19th February 2016. Registration closes: 12th February 2016.
65.5   Have your say on the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Code of Practice on Confidential Personal Information by the 19th February 2016.

The CQC is also consulting on their 2016 – 21 Strategy. Have your say by the 14th March 2016.
65.6   Have your say on the British Standards Institution consultation – A Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 1616, Healthcare – Provision of Clinical Service by Monday 22 February 2016.
65.7   Have your say on the Health Research Authority’s new UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research. They’re holding consultation events in Birmingham and London on the 24th February and 9th March 2016 respectively
65.8   Participating in ResearchAre you a Patient & Public contributor to a surgical trial? The PIRRIST study would like to hear about your views and experiences.
65.9   Interesting research articles: Challenges Facing Healthwatch, a New Consumer Champion in England – & Research Involvement and Engagement
65.10   NHS Citizens are seeking feedback on their work.
65.11   Read this useful report produced by NHS Clinical Commissioning about Maximising the Lay Member role in Clinical Commissioning Groups.
65.12   Nottingham Institute of Mental Health and Self Help UK launch a short film on their work to promote Peer Support.
65.13   Service users and carers have been involved in reviewing the Standards of Proficiency for Social Workers in EnglandRead their report.

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Public Face is an initiative of the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN). It is compiled by Shahnaz Aziz and Katie Swinburn and aims to promote Patient and Public Involvement in healthcare and health research. Contact: or 0115 748 4216.