NHS England’s Specialised Commissioning team is recruiting four patient and public voice partners to join the Patient and Public Voice Assurance Group (PPVAG). The role of the PPVAG is to provide assurance around communication and engagement with patients and the public on key areas of work carried out by the Specialised Commissioning Directorate. It is looking for applicants who can bring expertise in communications and engagement good practice, including techniques and / or assurance processes.
They are also recruiting for their Rare Diseases Advisory Group.
Successful applicants will be reimbursed for their meeting/preparation time and expenses. For more information and to request an application pack please email firstname.lastname@example.org The closing date for applications is 5 March 2017.
Also if you could like to volunteer to review their new policy about NHS England works with its patient and public voice (PPV) partners. The draft policy outlines different types of involvement roles and the support on offer to PPV partners. Volunteers will need to be available to join a webinar (online meeting) from 2-3pm on Friday 3 March 2017. If you would like to become a reviewer please email email@example.com for more details.
The INQUIRE project: Interviewing patients and the public who have used the internet to express their views about healthcare , or have read other people’s comments.
If you have used the internet for this purpose, we would like to invite you to take part in an interview with one of our researchers. An interview will typically last between 45 minutes and one hour. A researcher could interview you at your home, or elsewhere if you prefer. Interviews may also take place by telephone or online if preferred.
If you are interested and would like to find out more about what is involved please contact:
Phone 07787 294170