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PCH Emergency Department Youth Consumer Representatives

Are you aged 14 – 21 years old? Have you attended a children’s hospital emergency department for asthma, pneumonia, Bell’s Palsy, a head or neck injury (including concussion) or seizures in the past 3 years?

Researchers at the Perth Children’s Hospital Emergency Department are looking for 2 young people to provide advice on their research as Consumer Representatives.

If you have experience of going to an emergency department at a children’s hospital, your help is needed!

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Developing and testing a functional assessment for individuals on the autism spectrum

Are you an adult with autism or the carer of someone on the spectrum? Would you like to have a say about a new tool for understanding how autism affects daily life?

Curtin University and Telethon Kids Institute researchers are seeking the help of 8 to 12 people on the autism spectrum, and their parents/carers, to form a reference group informing the development of an assessment tool to help measure how people on the autism spectrum participate in daily activity.

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Chronic pain after surgery for breast cancer project

Have you had surgery for breast cancer? Did you experience chronic pain after the surgery?

Researchers at Royal Perth Hospital are looking for two people to join a reference group to advise on an exciting new project that aims to prevent the nervous system from ‘re-wiring’ following surgery, and therefore reduce pain.

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