The Rowan, Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Northern Ireland

Service users who have been affected by sexual violence/abuse participated in the steering group consulting on the development of The Rowan, a sexual assault referral centre for Northern Ireland. Consultation groups of service users were set up to inform the design team, and ensure that the ethos of Personal and Public Involvement was kept to the heart of the centre’s development The impact of the project included: A consultation group of service users to inform the Communication Strate...

HIV Service user forum (SUF)

The Service user forum (SUF) was formed to give people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) a platform for partnership working and engagement with the services which deliver their care. It is a dynamic group, empowering service users to use their own experience and knowledge to help improve the physical, mental and emotional well-being of people living with and affected by HIV in Northern Ireland. At what level did the PPI take place? One to one; Service development/delivery. ...