Service User and Carer Advisory Group (SUCAG), University of Manchester & Nottingham University

Group type: 2. Project-specific

Contact details

Named contact: Lauren Walker, Research Assistant; Debbie Butler

Email address:

Telephone: 0161 306 7858


Room 6.306

University of Manchester

Jean McFarlane Building

Oxford Road


M13 9PL

Remit of the group

Three service users/carers are co-applicants on the programme grant. There is also a service user and carer group attached to the project:

SUCAG provides PPI input into one specific mental health research project –

EQUIP (Enhancing the Quality of User Involved Care Planning in Mental Health Services). This project is a collaboration between the University of Manchester and Nottingham University.

To date, the group has been involved in the development of an outcome measure.

Frequency of meetings

Every 3 months at either Manchester or Nottingham University.

Who can consult the group?

Just researchers on the EQUIP research project.





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