Patient Representative - HDR UK Public Advisory Board

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Health Data Research UK is seeking to appoint three new members to its Public Advisory Board to have the opportunity to represent patients and the public in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and shape how health data is used to transform health and care.  

About this opportunity

Health Data Research UK is the national institute for health data science. HDR UKs mission is to unite the UK’s health data to enable discoveries that improve people’s lives. By working in partnership with the NHS, industry, academia and patients, and providing safe and secure access to rich health data, they aim to better understand diseases and discover new ways to prevent, treat and cure them. 

You will be required to attend and take part in HDR UK Public Advisory Board meetings. There will be some preparation by reading the paperwork required.  

HDR UK is looking for your opinion and advice on topics like: 

  • The interests and values of patients and the public in health data use 
  • Engaging with patients and the public in ongoing dialogue 
  • Demonstrating impact, outcomes and success to population 
  • Being accessible and inclusive of diverse communities and groups 

Closing date:  Friday 14 February 

Location: Meetings alternate between London and video conference. Video conferences available for all meetings for those unable to travel to London.  

Payment and Expenses: Travel expenses covered. Optional £75 honorarium per meeting.

Time commitment: 2-hour meetings, 4-6 meetings a year.

 

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Diversity

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment that facilitates the involvement of all people affected by cancer. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse involvement network (or range of views and insight) will help us to better represent people affected by cancer and make a difference for cancer patients.

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