@CLAHRC_Ox appointing lay members to its Management Board

The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Oxford is looking to appoint two lay members to its Management Board.

The NIHR CLAHRC’s role is to carry out high-quality health service research focused on the needs of patients and to get this research evidence into practice in the NHS.

The CLAHRC Management Board is responsible for the implementation and overall direction of the CLAHRC.   The Board monitors and reviews CLAHRC performance and oversees the development of the objectives through the project portfolio.

We are looking for two patients or interested members of the public who can demonstrate;

  • Experience of involvement within health, social care or the voluntary & community sector, in particular experience of working with researchers.  You will need to have led the involvement/participation work or worked in partnership with senior professional colleagues
  • Ability to demonstrate how you have used your voice, on behalf of patients and public, to influence change
  • Ability to present an independent, lay perspective at a senior level and offer constructive challenge

The time commitment is three days a year which will be remunerated.

For application packs contact lynne.maddocks@phc.ox.ac.uk or Lynne Maddocks, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, New Radcliffe House, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG.                            01865 617198.

Deadline for applications = the end of Monday 31st Aug

To discuss the role further please contact:  Dr Sian Rees

NIHR CLAHRC Oxford Patient & Public Involvement Lead

Sian.rees@phc.ox.ac.uk            07761 045424

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