This is something I have believed and encouraged people to take advantage of for years. I have tried to help people identify what they love most about their work and encouraged them to then use that to carve out a … Continue reading
Category Archives: Research
Patient and public involvement: Why patients are important not only as participants but as partners in developing research.
It can feel overwhelming when you first invite patient representatives to help you with your research. Here are a few questions and ideas to help you get started… Firstly, patients can help in clarifying the research question. Do patient perceive … Continue reading
Sometimes under all the pressure and targets, you forget to acknowledge all the great things you do…well I am here today to remind you that you quite simply rock. Stop for a second to think about all the things you … Continue reading
Nov 16, 2016 in Ethics, informed consent, Research, Research ethics, Research ethics committee, respect for autonomy
In last week’s blog, the first of four in this series, I introduced the idea that decision making by Research Ethics Committees (RECs) is predominantly influenced by four considerations; the need for freely given informed consent, the risk to research … Continue readingTagged clinical research, clinical trials, decision making, harm, REC, research ethics, research ethics committee, risk |
Much has been written about decision making by Research Ethics Committees (RECs) and factors that most influence how RECs reach an opinion on an application for research ethics approval. Decision making has been linked to focusing on the underpinning ethical … Continue readingTagged coercion, decision making, freely given informed consent, information sheet, participant information sheet, REC, research ethics, research ethics committee |