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Understanding Older People’s Experience of Lockdown: Using Citizen Space
This session will describe how Scottish Borders Council worked in partnership with the Borders Older Peoples Planning Partnership (BOPPP) a volunteer community planning group) and NHS Borders to gain understanding of how the Covid-19 lockdowns have affected older people in the Scottish Borders.
The session will cover: using different technologies, developing the consultation in partnership, using different methods for collection (interviews and online), training the interviewers, key findings of the consultation and how the information is being used.
Erin R. Murray, Research and Policy Officer, Scottish Borders Council

COVID Health Equity Manchester: Understanding and responding to the impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities and other at risk groups
This session will describe the analytical and community engagement work that has taken place to help health and social care partners to understand better the impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities, residents in vulnerable situations and areas of socio-economic deprivation in the city. It will also describe how this intelligence and insight has been used to drive targeted actions to address these inequalities through the work of the COVID Health Equity Manchester (CHEM) group
Neil Bendel, Public Health Specialist (Health Intelligence), Manchester City Council & Jackie Driver, Strategic lead for Inclusion, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning

Medium Term Impact of Covid-19 on Essex Services and Residents: A view of emerging challenges facing services in 2021 & beyond
Nicki Mallett, Head of Data & Analytics & Stephen Simpkin, Data Science Fellow, Essex County Council

The Research Design Service (RDS) is offering the chance to ‘drop’ in to an informal discussion with RDS advisers about health and social care research, after this webinar.

Do ‘Drop-in’ if you:

  • have an idea for research that needs external funding
  • would like to develop partnerships with academic researchers
  • are considering becoming more involved in academic research as a career.

Email if you would like to ‘drop-in’ or just enter the breakout room that will be available immediately after the Webinar for a more general discussion.

If you’re not coming to the this webinars, but are interested, do make contact anyway through the ‘request support’ button on your local RDS homepage 


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