Marvellous May in top honour

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A research panel leader from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals has won a top award.

May Griffith on the Outstanding Contribution to Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) at the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards.

I’m totally amazed but delighted

May Griffith

May has been involved in PPI research for more than 10 years.

She has been instrumental in PPI, not only in Blackpool, but also on a regional and national scale.

May said: “I’m absolutely amazed because I’m being rewarded for doing something that has given me a life and a lot of satisfaction for so many years.

“I’m totally amazed but delighted.”

Michelle Stephens, Head of the Trust’s Research and Development, said: “We nominated May for all the Patient and Public Involvement work she has done here at the Trust but also regionally with Manchester University and with the NHS Research and Development forums nationally.

“May’s enthusiasm, her drive and her knowledge of PPI and how to engage members of the public with research are inspirational.”