October 2009. This report explores the impact of public involvement through an in-depth review of published literature.

Author: Kristina Staley, TwoCan Associates

This report draws together a wealth of examples of how public involvement is conducted, and what difference it is making. It also raises questions of the quality of the evidence for the impact of such involvement, revealing huge variation in how this is assessed and reported and highlighting difficulties in judging it or drawing general conclusions.

A summary report is also available.

No. of pages: 116