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Research - The best treatment I've ever had

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The INVOLVE at 21 Conference was held in Westminster, London on Tuesday 28 November 2017. During the opening plenary session, I gave a short talk about the importance of research in modern day medicine, and the journey that I have taken as a result of research.

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Research - The best treatment I've ever had

  1. 1. RESEARCH – THE BEST TREATMENT I’VE EVER HAD SIMON STONES #INVOLVEat21
  2. 2. “ There’s a moment when you have to choose whether to be silent or to stand up. 2
  3. 3. MY JOURNEY 1993 2012 - Fibromyalgia 2008 – Crohn’s disease 1996 – Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  4. 4. FINDING MY VOICE Research enabled, and empowered me to take control, and take action
  5. 5. LESS TALKING, MORE ACTION The voluntary sector Young people and their families Healthcare professionals, researchers and industry
  6. 6. My involvement in research as a young person has inspired me to actively step up and make a difference… “IF YOU DON’T LIKE SOMETHING, CHANGE IT”
  7. 7. “ Patients won’t be part of the conversation in the future… they’ll be leading it.
  8. 8. THANK YOU @SimonRStones simon@simonstones.com Credits: SlidesCarnival and Unsplash #INVOLVEat21

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