Acknowledgements and contributors

This resource was developed with the support, expertise and guidance of a number of people.

The project advisory group were: 

Ade Adebajo, Consultant Physician in Rheumatology, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Rosemary Barber, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)

David Evans, Professor of Applied Health Research (Public Involvement), University of West of England, Bristol

Mary Nettle, Independent mental health user consultant

Christine Vial, Service user and carer

Individuals who contributed to the different sections of the resource are listed under each section.

Planning training – general overview

Gillian Fletcher, MBE, Patient, Carer and Public Involvement Trainer

Martin Lodemore, Patient and Public Liaison Officer, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Diabetes Research Network

Sara Morris, Senior Research Associate and Public Involvement Specialist, Lancaster University 

Carrying out a needs assessment for training and support 

Martin Lodemore, Patient and Public Liaison Officer, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Diabetes Research Network 

Carol Rhodes, Patient and Public Involvement Coordinator, Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Research Centre, University of Keele 

Training and support for research panel member 

Martin Lodemore, Patient and Public Liaison Officer, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Diabetes Research Network 

Delia Muir, Patient and Public Involvement Officer, Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Leeds 

Farrah Pradhan, Lay Representative, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) South Central Research Design Service, University of Southampton

Carol Rhodes, Patient and Public Involvement Coordinator, Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Research Centre, University of Keele

Training and support for project advisory group member

Patsy Staddon, INVOLVE member, Service user and researcher, Visiting Fellow, University of Plymouth

Claire Vale, Research Scientist, Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Trials Unit, London

Training and support for project steering group member

Mary McMurran, Professor, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham

Carolyn Morris, Member of National Cancer Research Network Impact group, Independent Cancer Patients Voice and Research for Patient Benefit regional committee

Lois Thomas, Reader in Health Services Research, University of Central Lancashire

Maggie Wilcox, Independent Cancer Patients Voice and National Cancer Research Network Consumer Liaison Group

Training and support for public reviewer

Jean Cooper Moran and Liz Scott, Patient and Public Involvement team, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Central Commissioning Facility

Marita Pohlschmidt, Director of Research, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign 

Lesley Roberts, INVOLVE member, Chairman of National Cancer Research Institute Patient and Public Involvement “Hub” and member of Programme Grants for Applied Research panel

Training and support for peer interviewer

Alison Faulkner, service user researcher and trainer

Jennie Fleming, Director of the Centre for Social Action, De Montfort University

Carolyn Morris, Member of National Cancer Research Network Impact group, Independent Cancer Patients Voice and Research for Patient Benefit regional committee 

Kati Turner, Service User Researcher at St George’s, University of London

The following people piloted an early version of the resource and provided helpful feedback: 

Alison Bowser, Patient and Public Involvement Officer, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) South Central Research Design Service, University of Southampton

Tim Lewington, Research Associate, Research and Development Department, South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Stafford

Catherine McIlwain, Consumer Co-ordinator, The Cochrane Collaboration Secretariat, Oxford

Claire Planner, Research Associate, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research, University of Manchester