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Patient & Public Involvement webinar: A philosopher’s approach to equality
Thursday 6 May at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This webinar discussed equality of opportunity in patient & public involvement in health research from the perspective of a philosopher. You can view a recording of the webinar by clicking the link below.
A commitment to provide equal opportunities for all and address any barriers to diverse and inclusive patient and public involvement (PPI) seems a non-disputable moral good. But why is unequal access to PPI morally problematic? Is the absence of marginalised or seldom heard groups always wrong? What are the ethical standards that a health researcher should follow when designing, implementing and assessing their PPI strategies?
This webinar was presented by Sapfo Lignou, a researcher in the Ethics of Global Psychiatry at the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and a member of the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society Team in the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry.
The webinar was organised by a collaboration of Oxford-based organisations that work together to support patient, carer and public involvement in health research. If you would like to find out more about patient and public involvement, and how you can get involved in health research please follow the links below.