Teaching and Learning
The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement provides a wide range of information to support service user and carer involvement in higher education e.g. benefits of getting involved (for University, staff, public).
Your Voice Counts; how patients and the public can influence education and training to improve health and health care better skills better jobs better health.
Working Together, Learning Together (toolkit): This offers a flexible set of resources for people who work in universities in health, social care and social work departments and faculties who are currently developing the involvement of service users and carers in teaching programmes. It provides advice and examples, which can be used to support the processes of engagement.
Involving service users and carers in your teaching: This learning package concentrates on preparation and practical issues for involving people with teaching and speaking to students. Developed by service users, carers, lecturers and education technologists at the School of Health Sciences, The University of Nottingham.
INVOLVE (2012) Briefing notes for researchers: public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. NHS National Institute for Health Research: available as an online resource for researchers on how to involve members of the public in research.
INVOLVE (2012) Public information pack (PIP). How to get actively involved in NHS, public health and social care research. This resource is for members of the public. It is made up of four booklets on the following themes:
- So what is it all about? www.invo.org.uk/posttypepublication/the-public-information-pack-pip/
- Getting started www.invo.org.uk/posttypepublication/the-public-information-pack-pip-2/
- Finding out more www.invo.org.uk/posttypepublication/pip-3-finding-out-more/
- Jargon buster www.invo.org.uk/posttypepublication/pip-4-jargon-buster/