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PPIE Guidance

This booklet details ARC East Midlands approach to Patient and Public Involvement & Engagement (PPIE) in our funded work.

The following sections cover:

  • Introduction
  • Terminology
  • Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement – What it is (and what it isn’t)
  • The importance of PPIE
  • What does PPIE look like?
  • What should PPIE in ARC East Midlands look like?
  • When should I involve PPIE Partners?
  • What support can I expect from ARC EM?
  • Support for PPIE partners
  • Identifying PPIE Partners
  • Practical advice when planning meetings and events
  • Payment
  • Travel expenses
  • Evaluating involvement
  • Final stages of involvement
  • Appendix
  • References