Inclusive approaches to involvement of community groups in health research: the co-produced CHICO guidance


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  • Inclusive opportunities
  • Involvement good practice
  • Working with communities

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  • Guidance


  • Catherine Jameson, Zehra Haq, Samira Musse, Zahra Kosar, Gloria Watson & Vikki Wylde

Publication date:

  • 7th September 2023

Date added to Learning for Involvement:

  • 21st September 2023


Practical guidance on how to approach Patient, Public and Community Involvement and Engagement (PCIE) in an inclusive, acceptable and appropriate way which can support researchers, as well as contribute towards addressing equity in health research. The guide discusses how building positive reciprocal relationships between researchers and community groups is essential and how to foster and maintain such relationships and the time required to build and maintain such relationships.

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