Mid and South Essex ICB, all their main hospitals and members of the community assembly are working on a project to set up a Research Engagement Network.
Once created this network will help researchers provide a better service for underserved groups.
Characteristics which are common to several of these groups include:
Groups that they are keen to work with are –
This project aims to work with partner organisations in order to develop their local research activities with underrepresented communities. It involves increasing diversity in research and supporting the diverse local communities to get involved in research.
Research Ready Communities: an innovative approach to inclusion in research
Make sure health and social care research better reflects the needs and interests of all areas, groups and communities across the country. As a result, they will be better able to address health inequalities.
How they will achieve their goals