FHMS Service User Group
The Faculty Service Users Group is a partnership involving researchers, academics and service users.
The first meeting of the service users steering group took place on 22nd September 2011. One of the outcomes of the workshop was the powerpoint presentation which shows how the service user partnership wishes to proceed.
Aim of the service user group
To build collaborative links between academic staff within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and service users. To facilitate the involvement of service users in the education of students of different health care and science disciplines and in the research activities of the faculty.
• To recruit service users and share information about activities and events related to health, healthcare and research.
• To meet twice a year to discuss and monitor involvement activities
• To explore innovative ways of involving service users in education, assessment, career development and research
Our Service User partners include:
Alan Parker; Service user and carer
Emma Carey, Student nurse and carer
Dave Chuter; Service user
David Cook; Service user
Gilly Golesworthy; Service User and carer
Maggie Wilcox; Service user
Joy Hunter; Representative from Age UK
Sophie Gasson; Service user
Janet Holah; Service User
If you would like further information on the Faculty Service Users Group or you would like to become involved as a service user please contact Dr Anne Arber firstname.lastname@example.org who is the lead for service user involvement in the faculty.
Minutes from the meeting held on 23rd October 2012 are available here.
The next meeting of the Faculty Service User Group is on 16th April 2013, 10:00am, Board Room, Duke of Kent Building, University of Surrey.