Patient and public involvement (PPI) enables researchers to design, manage and undertake research projects in collaboration with patients and/or the public, which leads to research that is relevant to the patient groups. It is also a fundamental part of the majority of grant applications, especially National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) grants.
PPI is required in many aspects of grant applications including:
We have a team of patient advisers we can draw upon for support with this. For information and assistance regarding PPI in specific grant applications and/or research protocols please contact Chrissie Mills.
Support for researchers wishing to engage with patients