Involving patients in research

Patients are involved in a wide range of research

Resources for patients and researchers

NIHR Guidance on Roles and Responsibilities for Public Co-Applicants in Research (Jan 2019) to help:

  • Researchers wanting to include public co-applicants in a study
  • Public contributors wanting to become a co-applicant
  • Research staff who coordinate public involvement activities or advise on funding applications
  • Those working in or with research organisations to review or process research applications.

Resources for researchers (but of interest to patients also)

NIHR INVOLVE for useful tips for involving patients in research

Sense About Science practical guide for researchers on involving the public in working out how to communicate research findings (Nov 2017).