Welcome to invoDIRECT


This online resource is a directory of networks, groups and organisations that support active public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. The resource will allow individuals or networks, groups or organisations to be aware of and make contact with others who are carrying out similar work.
If you wish to add information about your group or organisation, please click on ‘Add your organisation’ at the bottom of the page.

Show help on how to search

Help with searching the invoDIRECT database

Find a group or organisation by entering a name or topic area into the freetext search box, or search by location and enter a town or postcode into the location box.
Some groups or organisations cover a local area whilst others have an England or UK wide coverage. Use the UK tab to the right of the map to view UK organisations and select national and/or local coverage.
To view groups and organisations around the world, please select the Worldwide tab to the right of the map. You can also click on an orange pin or on the organisation name to find out more information.
When you view full details about a group or organisation you will also be able to see if they are part of a network and linked to other entries on the map.

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