Eye-YPAG is a young persons’ advisory group for eye and vision research which had their first meeting on 2nd March 2019.
The group meets in London at or near Moorfields Eye Hospital 3-4 times a year on a Saturday to:
The group has 16 members aged 8-16 years. All the young people involved have experience of eye problems and treatment and/or have taken part in clinical trials or other research.
Group members said they got involved to:
Read the news item on the Moorfields website about our first meeting.
Louca-Mai Brady: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqueline (Jacq) Miller: Jacqueline.email@example.com
Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre
Moorfields Eye Hospital
162 City Road
London EC1V 2PD
At the start of the meeting, we played a fun game of ‘would you rather’ in the form of a Zoom poll. After that, we sang a heart-warming “happy birthday” to those who have a birthday since our last meeting. Then, Louca-Mai updated us on the radio interview she and some group members did for […]
We had our 4th eyeYPAG meeting on Zoom on 19th September. I think we are all getting used to this way of doing things now and it’s quite fun to see everyone while just sitting at home. We started off with a show and tell where we talked about what we’d been doing in the […]
At the start of the meeting we agreed the ‘shared agreements’ (ground rules) we’ve been working on since the previous meeting. Then Jasmine and Rhianne talked about the online iCAN conference that they attended and explained how it worked and how they had met young people from all around the world involved in health research. Then […]