The NIHR website launched a new INVOLVE publication – NIHR Senior Investigators: Leaders for public involvement in research, with five senior researchers give an account of how and why they involve patients and the public in their work.

Contributions are from:

  • Dr John Bradley, Director, NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre
  • Professor David Gunnell, Professor of Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
  • Professor Elaine Hay, Director, Institute of Primary Care and Health Sciences Centre, Keele University
  • Professor Hywel Williams, Professor of Dermato-Epidemiology and Director, Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham and
  • Professor Sue Ziebland, Director, Health Experiences Group, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Services University of Oxford

The publication has a foreword by Professor Dame Sally C. Davies FRS FMedSci, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health and an introduction from Simon Denegri, Chair of INVOLVE and NIHR National Director for Public Participation and Engagement in Research.

This was an NIHR-wide project funded by INVOLVE, working with the NIHR Faculty and NIHR Central Commissioning Facility.

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