The Faculty’s Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) Forum has held its first meeting of this academic year. The Forum plays an essential role in driving forward the Faculty’s PPIE Action Plan, an integral part of our Social Responsibility (SR) strategy,...
Category: Public Involvement
Award-winning Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in Parkinson’s Research
This year’s winner for the ‘Best Contribution to Society’ in the School of Biological Sciences (SBS) was Jade Pickering, PhD student, for her forward-looking approach in involving the public in her PhD research investigating Parkinson’s disease.
Daily Definition Challenge #WordsForHealth
To investigate how accessible the scientific language used by healthcare scientists is, the MAHSE (Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education) Patient Forum launched an interactive social media campaign on Monday 11th May.
Radiotherapy: A Patient’s Perspective
Learning about medical treatments can become dehumanised; often the thoughts and feelings of the patients come secondary to the scientific research. However, to fully understand radiotherapy, it is important to know about treatment from both sides of the spectrum, as a medical professional and also as a patient.
Public Contributor Induction Session – October 2019
Find out how we have created a training session for the many Public Contributors who are involved and engaged with our research and teaching.