Learning and development network for patient and public involvement in health and social care research


What is sharebanking?

   It is a regional network whose members include researchers, patient and public involvement (PPI) managers, patients and members of the public.

   Members share their knowledge and experience of PPI across the network.

What are we offering?

   Advice and guidance on how to create a Sharebank in your region.

   Support in developing a local model to suit regional partnerships.

What are the benefits?

   Creates opportunities to share your own learning on PPI with others, across organisations.

   Provides a low cost, sustainable way for accessing local PPI training and resources.

   Creates a collective knowledge of PPI to inform practice of PPI in research.

   Builds a community of people with the common goal of helping each other.

   Contributes to fulfilling Standard 3 (Support and Learning) of the National Standards for Public Involvement.

Want to find out more? Please contact us:

Email: Tel: 0115 823 2614  Dr Adele Horobin, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre.

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Further reading

Horobin A, Brown G, Higton F, Vanhegan S, Wragg A, Wray P, Walker DM. Co-producing public involvement training with members of the public and research organisations in the East Midlands: creating, delivering and evaluating the lay assessor training programme. Res Involv Engagem. 2017; 3:7.

   Horobin A. Going the extra mile – creating a cooperative model for supporting patient and public involvement in research. Res Involv Engagem. 2016; 2:9

   Horobin A. The Sharebank – working together to support public involvement in research. In: INVOLVE newsletter, Autumn 2016.