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Patient & Public involvement is at the heart of the Health Service Executive (HSE), St. James’s Hospital and the Clinical Research Facility (CRF). Participating in Clinical Research can assist in delivering a quality health service, can enhance patient outcomes and provide excellent partnerships between patients and clinical staff.
What is Patient & Public Involvement in Research?
Why involve patient & public members in research?
The role of PPI Officer in SJH CRF:-
For more information, contact Eilis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 014103906
Eilis O’Toole is the Patient and Public Involvement Lead within the CRF and believes through effective and meaningful engagement patient outcomes can be improved. Eilis works towards embedding Patient & Public Involvement training for all career level investigators having experience lecturing at MSc level. She aims to support investigators with their PPI endeavours and assist them to involve patients in terms of grant applications, priority setting, study design, study conduct , interpretation and dissemination events. Eilis new to the role of PPI Lead in the CRF developed a strategy at local level to commit and deliver on tangible goals. Continuing to learn and be empowered she is now the Deputy Chair of the Irish CRCI/IPPOSI PPI Working Group and has successfully been appointed to sit on the Trinity Ignite PPI ‘Education & Training’ committee. It is Eilis’ vision that one day within Clinical Research patients will see for themselves the massive impact their involvement can have on tomorrow healthcare.
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Help with dissemination of research results to the public.