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Engage & Involve is a learning and development programme aimed at HSC staff to increase awareness and understanding of PPI. The training will stimulate thinking and provide ideas for how to involve people in different settings and situations. The programme has been developed to bring consistency and an understanding of approach to PPI across Northern Ireland.

Check out the PPI Training Matrix to help you identify what training you require.

Click on the links below to find out further details on the Engage & Involve training modules. The training is designed to be delivered locally and further information is available via the PPI team in your HSC organisation.

PPI e-learning awareness training
Practical PPI
Communication and PPI
Facilitation skills for PPI
Getting people to participate in PPI
Measuring PPI
PPI Coaching
PPI Team Briefing

PPI trainers can access the password protected resources for the Engage and Involve programme here.

Other training is available which is relevant to PPI.  This may be accessed via the HSC organisation through which it is offered.

The HSCB offers the Involving People PPI training programme, which began in June 2018. Involving People is aimed at managers and team leaders currently employed in Health and Social Care and will help participants to develop their PPI leadership skills with a focus on co-production. The programme is fully funded by the HSCB and is accredited with an ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership. It will cover;

  • How you can become a better leader, capable of making meaningful change in your area;
  • How to engage and involve service users and carers in planning and developing services;
  • What co-production really means and how to co-produce plans for service delivery;
  • Making a meaningful link between involving people and achieving quality improvement.

More information about Involving People is available here.