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Customer list

Some of the organisations and projects that we have worked on are listed below in reverse date order (some projects run for more than a year).


  • Walk leader for a study of the benefits of Nordic Walking for people with Parkinson’s Disease. See the flyer here and Participant Information Sheet here


  • Recollect 2 study into the effectiveness of Recovery Colleges (£2,499, 890) led by Dr Claire Henderson and Prof Mike Slade. As a co-applicant, I coordinate the Lived Experience Advisory Panel.
  • Surrey Choices – support for their Changing Days project.


  • Collaboration with the National Autistic Society and Skills for Care on guidance for commissioners 
  • Work with two residential special schools on community inclusion 
  • Training on strengths-based community inclusion for Leeds 
  • Review of funding support for disabled ordinands in the Church of England
  • Research into the experiences of people aged 55+ in forensic mental health services, led by Dr Chris Griffiths (total funding £150,000)


  • BRIGhTMIND research study into the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for moderate to severe depression, led by Prof Richard Morriss (total funding £1,890,000).
  • Centre for Mental Health and Human Rights.
  • Birmingham City Council – review of day services
  • Edge Hill University – session on service user and carer involvement in health and social care education
  • Continuation of work for the Institute of Mental Health, NDTi, Quality Performance Mark and Time to Connect.


  • The Network – focus on leadership and management
  • Institute of Mental Health – supporting public involvement in individual research projects and developing their strategy from May 2017
  • East Midlands Academic Health Science Network – create a resource on public involvement in commercial projects.
  • Quality Performance Mark – redesign audit tools for accreditation of organisations delivering independent advocacy
  • NDTi – support for Green Light facilitators and development of the Green Light Discussion Forum
  • Waymarks – introduce the Inclusion Web for use in their service.
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – social inclusion training for Peer Support Workers.


  • Recovery Colleges – The Recollect study is an NIHR Programme Development Grant (£100,882) led by Professor Mike Slade (2016-2017) – I was PPI lead.
  • Health Education England – develop resources on service user and carer involvement in nurse education
  • Time to Connect – a project funded by the Big Lottery to promote inclusive lives for people living in care homes.
  • Wordsley House – deliver training on social inclusion
  • Quality Performance Mark – inspect and accredit providers of independent advocacy.
  • Community Navigator – consult to this research project funded by the NIHR School of Social Care Research led by Bryn Lloyd-Evans (2016-2018, total funding £250,000).




  • Supporting the Research Engaging Patients and the Public (REPP) group in the East Midlands 2012-2015
  • NHS Confederation – review the quality of care for people with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum conditions provided by mental health services and update the Green Light toolkit.
  • IONNA – NIHR Programme Development Grant (£99,943) led by Professor Conor Duggan (2012-2013) – I was PPI lead.


  • CLAHRC Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire – I led on public involvement 2011-2013.


  • Connecting People – NIHR School of Social Care Research (£242,615) led by Professor Martin Webber (2010-2012) – I was on the Steering Group.