Putting it into Practice

Title: Guidance for good practice: Service user involvement in the UK Mental Health Research Network.
Author: Faulkner, A.
Date Published: 2005
Reference: London: Service User Research Group England, UK Mental Health Research Network.
Are service users or carers authors: Yes


This guidance was produced following an extensive review of the literature and visits to case sites. Its aim is to assist in the development of user involvement in research and user-controlled research throughout the Mental Health Research Network. The guidance contains practical pointers and suggestions for involving service users in research under the following headings:

  1. Underlying principles
  2. Capacity building 
  3. Identifying priorities
  4. Commissioning research
  5. Ethical approval and research ethics committees
  6. Undertaking research
  7. Dissemination and implementation
  8. User controlled research.

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Categories: service users and carers
mental health survivors
General guidance on involving the public in research

Date Entered: 2010/07/28

Date Edited: 2012/12/10

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