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HRB funding award of €348,909 to ‘Ignite’ partnerships for Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in research

Fri, 12 Oct 2018

Partnerships were developed with community and health sector stakeholders for a successful PPI Ignite Award University of Limerick – €348,909.00. The UL team, led by Professor Anne MacFarlane from the Graduate Entry Medical School, with excellent support from the HRI Core Team, worked closely with community stakeholders from the Limerick City Community Development Programme and Care Alliance Ireland as well as health sector stakeholders from University Hospital Limerick Patient Advocacy Liaison Services and the HSE Community Care office.As a result of this successful, co-designed bid, there will be activities involving UL health researchers, community and health sector stakeholders for: Training in PPI and participatory health research; Networking to collaboratively set research priorities and Progressing policies and procedures to further strengthen the culture for PPI in UL.