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We currently have no calls for involvement outstanding, and are operating a waiting list for membership of PenPIG - our patient and public involvement group. To express an interest in joining PenPIG, please contact us via email.
If you would like to be involved in healthcare research or clinical research, there are other organisations in the local area looking for patients and members of the public to be involved. Click the links below to find out more about each organisation.
Become one of 10,000 people in the Exeter area to participate in this research volunteer bank. Email the Exeter 10000 team.
The NIHR Clinical Research Facility work with lay representatives to steer our research and share decision making with their public partners. They welcome any member of the public with an interest in healthcare to join our group. They also support the running of the Exeter 10,000 Genomes project. Email the NIHR Clinical Research Facility.
PenCRU responds to questions from families about therapies and health services for children and young people affected by disability or who have special or additional health needs. They involve families affected by childhood disability in all aspects of their research and related activities. Email PenCRU.
This is a group of people living with mental health conditions who volunteer to help increase the public understanding of mental health, and to ensure research into mental health conditions is ‘right’ for the people who have them. Email the Lived Experience Group.
The South West Clinical Network brings together those who use, provide and commission our health service to make improvements in outcomes for complex patient pathways using an integrated, whole system approach.
Your level of involvement can range from becoming a member of a clinical network steering group or task and finish group, through to joining the mailing list to keep in touch with our progress and hear about events and opportunities for involvement. Contact the SWSCN here.
The RDS exists to provide help for people preparing research proposals for submission to open, national, peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research. They are always interested to hear from people who are keen to work with NHS teams to help them design research projects to look at problems that are important to people who use NHS services. Contact the RDS here.
This is an NIHR (National Institute of Health Research - the 'research arm' of the NHS) website that contains a database of opportunities for members of the public to get involved in research.
You can scroll through all the opportunities or sort your results by topic, type of involvement or location. You can also sign up to receive an e-mail alert whenever a new opportunity is added that matches your interests.
NIHR INVOLVE website: Here you will find information for patients and the public who want to get involved in research.
EUPATI Toolbox: This guide by the EU Patient Academy for Therapeutic Innovations (EUPATI) guides you through how new medicines and interventions are developed.
Researchers: Find information to help involve the public in your research on the Resources for researchers page.
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