This project will address the second of eleven recommendations in the ‘Going the Extra Mile’ report (http://tinyurl.com/llekart): “The NIHR should commission the development of a set of values, principles and standards for public involvement. These must be co-produced with the public and other partners. They should be framed in such a way, and with a clear set of self-assessment criteria, so that organisations across the NIHR see their adoption as integral to their continuous improvement in public involvement”. The Central Commissioning Facility (CCF) and INVOLVE are leading this project and have partnered up with Health and Care Research Wales (HCRW) to develop NIHR and HCRW wide, organisational standards for public involvement.
The vision of this work is to improve the quality and consistency of public involvement within and across NIHR and HCRW through the introduction of standards. This work will be delivered by a PPI Standards Development Partnership, with representatives from INVOLVE, NIHR Central Commissioning Facility, HCRW and members of the public. The project builds on work already undertaken on values and principles for public involvement (Values and principles framework). The partnership will;