The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are seeking applications to join their new committee to update guidance on assessing risk and prevention for falls. They’re looking for people with experience of falls in older people, including patients, people who use services, or members of the public and their advocates. Read on for more details, or click here to view the recruitment page.
NICE would welcome an application from those who have recent experience or knowledge of this topic and are able to reflect the views, experiences and needs of the public to ensure they are included in the development of these guidelines.
In particular, NICE are seeking people with the following experience and understanding of falls:
- through personal experience you have of treatment and care provided for you by the NHS
- as a relative or unpaid carer of someone who has used relevant health services
- as an advocate, volunteer, or officer of a relevant voluntary organisation or support group.
If you know of someone at your organisation or within your networks that would be interested in joining this committee, please see and share the recruitment advert which contains full details, including how to apply. Recruitment is open until 5pm on 12/05/2022.
If you consider it appropriate, NICE would be happy for you to promote this vacancy through social media or other communication channels at your disposal. You can follow NICE on Twitter @NICEGetInvolved and they would be grateful if you could retweet their recent tweet about this recruitment.