The Irish Critical Care Public and Patient Involvement Group.


Research Area:

Intensive Care Unit

What is the research about?

The Irish Critical Care Public and Patient Involvement Group is a group of past ICU (intensive care unit) patients and relatives in Ireland. The PPI group work closely with a group of researchers to inform and improve critical care research so that it is relevant, meaningful and accessible to our patients and the public. They bring their lived experience and voice to critical care research in Ireland.

Opportunity for:

Person living with condition / Member of the public / Parent or carer / Social care experienced person / Service user

Involvement Opportunity Details


Time commitment:

The group meets every 3 months, for 2 hours online and once in person annually.

Contact between meetings:

Regular email updates as well occasional direct email or phone conversation

Length of involvement:

2 years

Start date for involvement:




Online / In Person

If online, explain how:


If in person, explain where:

Once a year in person (location to be confirmed)

Other ways of communicating:

Individual phone calls or individual meetings over coffee

Funding available for:

PPI contributor’s time / Travel and other expenses

If no funding available, explain why:

Not applicable

Other Information

Stage of the research study/ programme:

Early planning

Is this opportunity for PPI in a PhD:


Closing date to contact researchers:


Research Team

Contact person:

Leanne Hays


University College Dublin

Contact email:

Researcher background:

Critical Care Clinical Trials

Research funder:

Health Research Board


Interested in this PPI Opportunity?

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