Abstract: This article describes how cancer patients at the end of life were involved in a study of the research priorities of people affected by cancer.
The patients were involved as co-facilitators of focus groups with other patients and carers.
The article discusses how the patients were recruited, trained and supported as co-researchers. The authors also draw out a series of recommendations for successful research collaborations with patients at the end of life.
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Categories: researchers people at the end of life lessons from direct experience of involvement undertaking research recruiting people to be actively involved in research training and supporting service users
Date Entered: 2010/07/26