Patients are at the centre of our work. We ensure that the research we support is relevant to and benefits those who use primary care services by involving patients and the public at all stages of the research process. As a patient, carer or as a member of the public you can get involved by:
We are keen to hear and learn from you.
"My advice to others thinking of getting involved is to give it a try"
David Britt, Patient Representative, PCRN North West
"The most rewarding experience has been working with PCRN managers and patient representatives on the Industry Adoption pilot project."
Rosemary Humphreys, Patient Representative, PCRN South East
"I have enjoyed learning more about research, working with interesting people and being able to contribute my opinion and experience."
Sheilina Somani, Patient Representative, PCRN Greater London
A national advisory group which supports greater public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. INVOLVE provides a range of publications/guides for researchers, members of the public and commissioners
This website is to help members of the public find out about how they can be involved in research and for researchers to find people to become involved in their work
The National Association for Patient Participation promotes and supports patient participation in primary care.
Find information on a range of illnesses and other health-related issues from seeing and hearing people's real life experiences. Thousands of people have shared their experiences on film to help others understand what it’s really like to have a health condition such as breast cancer or arthritis.
News from the Healthcare Professionals Network in association with NIHR CRN
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