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The Consumer and Community Health Research Network is for people who share an interest in consumer and community involvement in research.

The Network was established for consumers, community members and researchers to:

  • Raise awareness of the value of consumer and community involvement
  • Share information about events, training opportunities and hot topics
  • Promote opportunities to be involved in research
  • Provide a link between different groups
  • Hear about the activities of the Consumer and Community Health Research Network

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Involvement opportunities

We are committed to ensuring consumers and community members are supported to have the confidence and knowledge to contribute effectively to research. There are many ways to have a ‘say’ about research. You may decide to participate in an event or use your skills and experience to apply for a position on a research project. See current opportunities below.

Current Involvement Opportunities

Applications close 28 February 2020

Murdoch Animal Ethics Committee

Murdoch University are looking for a Consumer Representative to join their Animal Ethics Committee.

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Applications close 29 February 2020

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences Cancer Community Reference Group

The Curtin University School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (the School) supported by the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI) are forming a Cancer Community Reference Group. The Group will help guide research and inform the general public on cancer research activities at Curtin University.

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Applications close 13 March 2020

Development and Evaluation of an Anticoagulant Consumer Education Video

Evidence shows that improving patients' knowledge about anticoagulant medications can reduce their chances of experiencing potentially harmful bleeding. A researcher from Curtin University would like input from two to three Research Buddies to produce a patient education video around safe use of anticoagulants.

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Applications close 13 March 2020

Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit Community Reference Group

The Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit (PRECRU) is based in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at Curtin University

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Upcoming Events and Training

10 March 2020

St John WA Urgent Care Centre Community Conversation (Cockburn)

St John WA is participating in a federal government pilot study to evaluate the Urgent Care Centre model. Urgent Care Centres provide immediate medical care for non-life threatening injuries or illnesses. The Centres allow walk-in patients to be seen by a doctor after hours, or if you're unable to see your regular doctor. Currently there…

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03 March 2020

2020 March Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Drop in Service

Open to all researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Researcher

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05 March 2020

2020 March Child and Adolescent Health Service & Perth Children’s Hospital Drop in Service for Perron Trust Grants

Open to all Child and Adolescent Health Service and Perth Children's Hospital researchers

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30 March 2020

Transformation Conversation

How can we embed transformational research into Curtin University? Join the Consumer and Community Health Research Network as we work to identify key planning areas, process improvement and priorities within Curtin University research.

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Training

We offer a range of training workshops for researchers, consumers and community members to promote partnerships that will actively involve consumers and community members in research.

Our workshops have been developed in direct response to queries from researchers, funding bodies, government and non-government organisations:

Any Training Workshops currently scheduled will appear in Involvement Opportunities above. Alternatively, find out more about our workshops or customised training options below.

Consumer Training Researcher Training