Nothing About Us Without Us – The Role of Patient and Public Involvement in Health Research

Nothing About Us Without Us – The Role of Patient and Public Involvement in Health Research Written by Patricia Darcy, Researcher at Centre for Health and Development, Staffordshire University & Aisling O’Connell-Martin, Patient Advisor Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) is research carried out ‘with’ or ‘by’ members of the public rather than ‘to’, ‘about’ or…

Public Involvement in Suicide Prevention Research

Public Involvement in Suicide Prevention Research Written by Sophia Fedorowicz Every year approximately 800 000 people take their own lives and around 20 times this number attempt suicide (World Health Organization, 2019). Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds globally and is recognised as a public health priority (World Health Organization, 2019). People experiencing mental distress often experience…