What's New on Our Website 

'What’s New on Our Website’ is a regular email to inform you of the latest news and events that have been posted on our website.This week's edition includes:
  • News: An opportunity for public members to join the NETSCC PPI reference group, and a new review in Health Research Policy and Systems on how the NIHR PHR provides knowledge for local authority public health.
  • Events: An insightful seminar on Older care home residents and the impact of research activity; a fun packed and informative event from the Young Peoples MH Advisory Group;  Partnerships in Care Brain Injury Services' thought-provoking conference;  PHE and LGA are holding a joint Mental Health Summit 2016; and Open Forum Events are hosting their conference  'Dementia: Quality of Care 2016' 


PPI Opportunity: NETSCC seeking 3 new members for PPI reference group.

Application deadline: 5pm Monday 29 February 2016.

Do you have experience of, and passion for, effective public involvement in health research?

The NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) funds 5 programmes which support a range of health and public health research studies. They are seeking three new public members for their PPI reference group, which advises the centre on the best ways to develop their public involvement function.

For more information and how to apply, please click here 


"The NIHR PHR Programme: responding to local authority research needs in the UK" - a review

A review that reflects on the diversity of public health interventions outside of the NHS in the NIHR Public Health Research Programme, has been published in Health Research Policy and Systems this week.

The paper illustrates how the PHR Programme is providing new knowledge for public health decision makers, based on the nine key areas for local authority public health action described by the King’s Fund.

For more information and to see the review, please click here 


Older care home residents and the impact of research activity - Seminar


10 February, 12-1pm

University of East Anglia, Norwich

Dr Kathleen Lane will lead this free seminar, which will explore the experiences of the “Residents Research-Active in Care Homes” (RReACH) study team in collaborating with older care-home residents and older people from the community as part of their CLAHRC-funded research. 

Drawing on findings from the RReACH systematic review, interviews with care-home residents and staff, and stakeholder workshop, the seminar will examine the lessons for translation and mutual impact for many sectors involved in care.

Please click here for more information 

#MeSearch - Young People’s Journey into Research


13 February 2016
Brixton, London

The national Young People’s Mental Health Advisory Group is inviting young people to join their fun packed and informative event.
If you are: aged 11- 25; are interested in mental health research; and want to know more; then this event is for you.

Please click here for more information 

Is it Criminal? Acquired brain injury, challenging behaviour and rehabilitation - Conference 


24 February 2016

Hosted by Partnerships in Care Brain Injury Services, this conference promises to be a thought provoking and inspiring event looking at the future of neuro-behavioural rehabilitation and the benefits of rehabilitation for offenders with acquired brain injury. 

For more information and how to book your place, please click here 

Public Mental Health Summit 2016: Maintaining Momentum


23 March 2016
Kennington, London

Building on the back of three previous Public Health England (PHE) mental health summits, PHE and the Local Government Association (LGA) are pleased to announce the first joint Public Mental Health Summit, showcasing examples of embedding public mental health into different work streams. This free to attend summit will provide the opportunity for attendees to network, exchange and share ideas on best practice.

Please see our website for more information 

Dementia: Quality of Care 2016 - Conference 


27 April 2016

This Open Forum Events conference will explore the latest developments in dementia care and support, with examples of best practice from leading organisations across the health and social care sector. There will be opportunities to question, discuss and debate the very latest policies, projects and emerging models of care, and for attendees to share their own experiences with the conference and contribute to wider thinking about dementia care.

Please see here for more information 

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