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
We started this eyeYPAG meeting with a scavenger hunt! Then Jacq showed us all the final version of our group shared agreements, with a new border designed by Niamh and Orla. You can see the video and read more about them here: https://generationr.org.uk/eyeypag_shared-agreements/. We agreed that we would play the video at the start of […]
A Research Advisory Group with a ‘Co-Production’ vibe From the beginning, we wanted our YPAG (Young People’s Advisory Group) at Moorfields Eye Hospital to have a ‘co-production’ feel; we aspired to work together with a sense of everyone being equal, with every member’s views heard and valued. To help us, we were lucky to partner […]
Hi and welcome to the next blog for eyeYPAG. We had our 11th meeting, and our 6th meeting on Zoom, on 23rd January 2021. We started off with a show and tell game and then sang happy birthday to the group members who’d had birthdays since our last meeting. Then Jacq showed us the latest […]