What have people told us about public involvement in research?

Yesterday INVOLVE hosted a meeting of about 100 public involvement leads from across the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). There are probably nearer 200 in total across the NIHR family.This was the first time that we have ever been able to bring together people in this way. A powerful milestone.This link will take you … Continue reading What have people told us about public involvement in research?

Blog: Local leadership in public involvement in research shows the way

The massive restructuring of UK clinical research according to new, local¬†boundaries is a regular topic on this blog. My recent post about whether research was ready for the new localism prompted quite a response.¬†¬† I doubted then the willingness of new organisations in this transformation to involve the patient voice. The associated engineering works to … Continue reading Blog: Local leadership in public involvement in research shows the way