Involving and engaging young people in research
The Young Person's Advisory Group North England (YPAGne) meet monthly in Newcastle, is integrated into the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Children’s Specialty YPAG model that aims to increase the input and influence of young people (YP) in the development of clinical and public health research.
Researchers involved in the international study PERFORM have a long standing relationship with YPAGne, having engaged with the group throughout the study. They recently published an article on their website highlighting the importance of involving young people in research. Not only is this a fantastic way of feeding back to the group but helps show other researchers the benefits of engaging with young people. You can access the link above.
Why is YPAGne important?
We know that involving young people in the development of research studies leads to better research for young people - we value your views and opinions and want to incorporate them into our work.
Your views and opinions will help influence research that is carried out within our local hospital and other services both regionally and nationally.
If you are interested in joining the group, complete the consent form and the group coordinator will contact you shortly.
Launch Meeting 2015
Meeting 21 2018
Meeting 18 2017