UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


PPP Engagement SIG Symposium

22 February 2021, 12:00 pm–1:15 pm

Headshots of Engagement SIG Members

Involving and engaging patients and the public in research: showcasing the work of PPP

Event Information

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PPP Communications


30 Guilford Street

Want to be inspired about ways to include Patient and Public Engagement (PPE) in your work? Then this is the symposium for you! Come and hear Celine Lewis talk about how she involved patients and pupils in designing an animation about genomics; Amy Lewins and Tyler Hughes talk about how using PPE in a mental health intervention for children with epilepsy; Diana Rosenthal talk about her citizen science approach to examining barriers to optimal health for under 5s in temporary accommodation;  Emma Wilson talk about approaches to engage mothers and carers within a neonatal digital quality improvement project in Malawi and Zimbabwe; and Lola Solebo on how she became an evangelical proponent of PPE through her work with children with rare and blinding eye disease. 


12:00-12:15: Celine Lewis: Let’s talk DNA: a story about co-designing an animation with young people

12:15-12:30: Amy Lewins and Tyler Hughes: How patients and the public can shape research: the Mental Health in Children with Epilepsy (MICE) randomised controlled trial

12:30-12:45: Diana Rosenthal: Citizen Science: Mapping barriers and facilitators to optimal health and health services access for under 5s experiencing homelessness and living in temporary accommodation

12:45-13:00: Emma Wilson: Engagement approaches within the NeoTree project

13:00-13:15: Lola Solebo: Involve to engage to involve: a journey in co-development

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