Involving citizens in health and social care decision-making in a time of austerity: One-day seminar

Posted on Thursday 11th April 2013

Iestyn WilliamsHelen Dickinson, HSMCHSMC are hosting a one-day seminar on 4 June on 'Involving citizens in health and social care decision-making in a time of austerity', and it will be chaired by academics Iestyn Williams and Helen Dickinson.

In this seminar, national and international experts from policy, research and practice discuss practical strategies for engaging citizens and communities. It will be of interest to any organisation involved in, or with an interest in, health and social care services. It will be of particular interest to organisations currently trying to involve the public in their decision making processes.

Keynote presentations will be provided by experts from both health and local government settings. Dr Marion Danis, Head of Ethics and Health Policy at the US Government’s National Institutes of Health, will talk about her work on public engagement in the rationing of health care. A second high profile speaker from Citizens UK will present work on empowering citizens and communities to participate in public sector decision making.

Further information

If you would like more information about this seminar, or would like to book a place, please contact Tracey Gray, t.gray@bham.ac.uk.

Download a copy of the event flyer (PDF)