This paper provides a critical review of the authors' experiences of working on a participatory research project with self-help groups for women with breast cancer. Although they intended the project to be led by the women they worked with, they sometimes found it difficult to put this into practice. They draw out a series of lessons for researchers wishing to develop a similar approach.
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Categories: service users and carers researchers lessons from direct experience of involvement description of involvement in a research project General guidance on involving the public in research
Date Entered: 2009/01/27
Date Edited: 2012/12/10