The People’s Review


Research Area:

Research methodology - systematic reviews

What is the research about?

This research is conducting a systematic review with a difference.

A systematic review finds and then brings together all the research evidence about a specific topic. The aim is to see whether the evidence can be combine together to work out what the overall conclusion is about the topic.

This systematic review is different because the health topic will be chosen by the public and the public will be involved throughout the whole review in making decisions on what the next step should be.

This opportunity is to join the Steering Group for the research.

Opportunity for:

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

Involvement Opportunity Details


Time commitment:

6 meetings per year

Contact between meetings:


Length of involvement:

2 years

Start date for involvement:





If online, explain how:


If in person, explain where:

Not applicable

Other ways of communicating:

A Facebook page / Phone Calls

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:

Research started

Is this opportunity for PPI in a PhD:


Closing date to contact researchers:


Research Team

Contact person:

Ele Quinn


University of Galway

Contact email:

Researcher background:

Occupational Therapy

Research funder:

Health Research Board


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