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Blogs by Rajvi Kotecha-Hazzard

May
25
2017

Using Lived Experience in Evaluating Mental Health Peer Support
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This essay was originally published as the afterword to the early research findings of the evaluation of the Side by Side programme. In it the researchers who used their lived experience of mental health problems and peer support whilst working on the evaluation reflect on how including that expertise from experience strengthened the research. 

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Dec
2
2016

Who is a Peer Anyway?
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Rajvi Kotecha-Hazzard, Researcher

Rajvi Kotecha-Hazzard, Researcher

In this blog Rajvi reflects on the nature of the ‘peer’ in peer research. It is the latest in a series of personal reflections by McPin researchers on the use of lived experience of mental health problems  in research published as part of our week on Patient and Public Involvement in Research.  

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