Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning  
line decor
     ::   HOME ; Networks
line decor

Patient and Carer Voice Network

Lead: Jools Symons

Our main focus is the impact of involvement on the health and well being of the service users and carers who have been involved in the education of health and social care professionals

The work of the Network has been recognised at a national level with a nomination for a Times Higher Education Award in the category of Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community.

THE Awars 2011

The network has created a Prezi presentation which can be explored to see the development of the network

Patient Journey Prezi Site

Three network members have recorded stories of their personal journeys. They show the impact of being involved in education -

Joannie Tate

Susan Thornton

These videos are WMV format. They can be viewed with Windows Media Player and RealPlayer.

Further reading

The Service User and Carer Working Group's Journey Through the ALPS Programme
Rhodes, Christine A, Ward, Lisa J., Lyons, Steve, Symons, Jools, Plews, Caroline, Priestley, Jane, Sherwin, Sue, Young, Mike, Boaz, Mandy and McNicholl, Larry (2010)

Previous ALPS work

This work develops further the work already undertaken by ALPS in the area of Service User and Carer involvement.













Celebrating patient and carer involvement at the University of Leeds: A personal journey

Joannie Tate Patient Journey

Susan Thornton Patient Journey
Susan Thornton

Please also see the Lived Experience Network - A network of people with a shared interest in patient & public involvement (PPI) in higher education.