Have a say in our research

We want people to help us design and conduct our research. We believe this kind of active input (patient public involvement or PPI) makes our research better.

There are a number of ways both patients and the public can get involved in our research. A few examples include:

  • helping us to decide our priorities for new research
  • advising researchers on what kind of things to measure so that answers are relevant to patients,
  • helping us explain research in understandable ways.

Your involvement may include a wide variety of activities, with opportunities to work with us in a number of ways, which may include:

  • coming to one-off meetings
  • sitting on a panel that meets regularly
  • looking at information and talking to us by email.

It is standard practice with PPI to reimburse patients and the public for their travel and carer costs.

Join our patient network

If you join our patient network, we will regularly send you information on opportunities to get involved in UCLH or UCL research. To join write to ppiehelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk or click on the 'Get in touch to join our Patient and Public Involvement Network' box below. We also have a Citizens Data Network for people interested in inputting into research that uses patient data. click on the 'Join our Citizens Data Network' box below.

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