In May we held our final Needs Rounds Workshop.
One of our lay advisors (patient and public involvement and engagement) Margaret Ogden, has created this poem from her reflections of the workshop.
You can see reference to all kinds of elements including team members, patient/public involvement (PPI), breakout discussion groups and our illustrating artist Cassandra!
The Workshop in Verse
With Liz and Brendan at the helm, & 2 ppi reps who didn't overwhelm, The chat was rich and quite diverse, Too much detail to put in to this verse, Much was said about the Needs Rounds approach, Nothing off limit on the issues we'd broach, Two breakouts gave us space to explore, Theories and mechanisms at Needs Rounds core, All had the chance to speak but not at great length, Good preparation had been our strength. Cassie’s drawings were so enchanting To our Needs Rounds project, this was totally enhancing Her ability to depict the nature of debate With humour and flair, this opened a gate To more use of art, a medium to employ A new strand to ppi, to bring innovation and joy It helped enable a full summing up This workshop had gone without any hiccup Participants I’m sure, appreciated the effort To capture the essence of Needs Rounds, Cassie had sought
Written by PPI Member Margaret Ogden