With illustrations, worked examples and tool sheets throughout, this evidence-based guide uses real life examples from recent research studies in health and social care research, thus relating theory to practice in a meaningful way. The Handbook of Service User Involvement in Nursing & Healthcare Research introduces a wide range of key issues, including:
- Why? Why should researchers involve service users?
- How? How can researchers and service users work together successfully and productively?
- Who? Who chooses to become involved in research? How are issues of representation and diversity addressed?
- When? At what stage should service users be involved in the research process?
Keywords: Nursing Research