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Patient and public involvement

Trainee Showcase goes digital

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Newcastle BRC trainees showcased their research to peers and the public at an online Trainee Showcase event last month.

The NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees, who come from a range…

Series of films on fatigue, available to the public

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Experts across healthcare and academia in Newcastle have produced a number of short patient education films aimed at supporting people with symptoms of fatigue as they recover from COVID-19.


Multiverse Lab: new online experience for patient involvement in the North East

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Residents living north of the Tyne are being asked to take part in a new interactive, online experience called Multiverse Lab that will shape the future of health research…

Challenge accepted! Patient and Public Involvement during COVID-19

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As we restart non-COVID-19 research, Patient and Public Involvement Leads (PPI) from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (Kasia Kurowska) and NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre

BioResource Centre Newcastle celebrates 1 year of e-consent for Newcastle Hospitals

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In August 2019 the NIHR BioResource Centre Newcastle became the first project sponsored by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals (NuTH) to begin using electronic consent (e-Consent) to sign up volunteers.


New NHS service enables people to sign up to be contacted for COVID-19 vaccine studies

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A new NHS service has been launched today (20 July), helping people across the UK sign up for information on the new COVID-19 vaccine trials.

The new NHS Covid-19…

Doctor shares advice on managing low blood pressure and dizziness in older adults

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Former NIHR funded trainee has created an animation on orthostatic hypotension (OH), supporting those living with the condition to better manage their symptoms.

Dr James Frith is a Consultant Geriatrician…

Human Cell Atlas: ArtSci Salon I

The Human Cell Atlas: ArtSci Salon series of conversations and provocations, aim to explore ways to improve the value and trust people place in pioneering scientific research by fostering…

Help us design ADMISSION research

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Would you like to be involved in designing a research study to better understand multiple long-term health conditions and may improve how health care systems work for them?

Who are…

Multiverse Lab invites researchers to take part in creative development

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Unfolding Theatre, the creative partner behind the Multiverse Lab initiative, is opening up sessions to researchers to get involved and inform the science behind the project’s creation.

The sessions will…

Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT): insights with Dr Ashley Price

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An international trial which recruited patients in Newcastle Hospitals shows improved recovery rate

Results announced last week have shown that patients given the Ebola drug Remdesivir in the Adaptive COVID-19…

Engaging with patients and the public during COVID-19

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In spite of new challenges related to COVID-19, our PPIE activities have been very positive. Our Involvement Manager shares her top tips for making patient and public engagement and…