Putting it into Practice

Title: Facilitating public and patient involvement in basic and preclinical health research.
Author: Maccarthy J, Guerin S, Wilson AG, Dorris ER
Date Published: 2019
Reference: PLoS ONE 14(5): e0216600
Are service users or carers authors: No/Not Known

Abstract: It is more difficult to see where patient and public involvement can add value to basic research and pre-clinical research than for clinical trials. Basic/ pre-clinical researchers were invited to a discussion group to discuss their views of the key challenges of implementing public and patient involvement. In response, the authors of this article developed a tool to help researchers plan involvement. They also developed a short questionnaire that can be used to find out how well the involvement is working, which asks involved patients/ members of the public to evaluate the involvement from their perspective.

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Categories: journal article
service users and carers
researchers
relevant to all service users
general principles of good practice
evaluating user involvement
General guidance on involving the public in research

Date Entered: 2019/05/21

Date Edited: 2019/05/21

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