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North East Speech and Language Therapy Research Symposium 2018

This is an opportunity to be part of a discussion panel to talk about Public & Patient Involvement.

  • Tuesday 10th July 2018 09:00 (8 hours)
  • Public/Patient Representative
  • Influence

A research conference for Speech and Language Therapists in the North East is being held at Newcastle University in July 2018. This year one of the key themes of the day will be Public & Patient Involvement (PPI). 


As part of the conference there will be a small panel of people who are involved/interested in PPI in different ways who will answer questions about it. The conference organisers would like a VOICE member to be part of this panel.

Volunteer Criteria

Any VOICE member can be on the panel. The conference organisers are looking for one person.

What will I be asked to do?

You will be asked to take part in a panel discussion. The panel will comprise of other people who are involved in Public and Patient involvement in different ways. 

The panel will be asked relevant questions such as:

  • what has been your experience of PPI?
  • why is it important?
  • how can researchers do it well?

Questions can be provided in advance.

There is expected to be approximately between 50 and 100 people in the audience.

The discussion will last approximately 45 minutes.

When & where?

The conference will take place at King George VI building at Newcastle University on Tuesday 10th July 2018.

The timings for the discussion have not been confirmed yet, but it is estimated that the discussion will last for approximately 45 minutes. You will not be required to attend the whole conference.

Will I get anything for taking part?

You will receive a £25 voucher for taking part and travel expenses will be reimbursed.


  • King George VI Building, Newcastle Unviersity
  • Queen Victoria Road
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE1 7RU

North East Speech and Language Therapy Research Symposium 2018 Discussion

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