In her debut blog, Isabela Troya reviews a review of reviews (get your head around that!), which reported on how patients and the public have been involved in realist reviews and the impact that this involvement has had.[read the full story...]
Lay people intervening and preventing suicide in a public place: how is it done and is it effective?
Dafni Katsampa and Ioana Crivatu explore a qualitative paper. which gives accounts from both survivors and interveners of a suicide attempt in a public place.[read the full story...]
Considering the realities and constraints in coproducing research
Mike Clark’s blog considers a paper in which the authors reflect on tensions arising in the coproduction of adult social care evaluation between the participatory research approach and validated outcome measures.[read the full story...]
“NHS must be more responsive to the needs and wishes of the public”, says guide
Time and time again, research has shown that involving patients and carers in the treatment decision-making process is beneficial to all involved as it improves compliance, patient satisfaction and experience, and ultimately reduces cost for the service as a whole. So, it is crucial that commissioners take this into account when designing and procuring services. [read the full story…]