Patient and public involvement in research: progress and challenges

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Patient and public involvement in research: progress and challenges

Tuesday, 20th November 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0RE

It is undisputed that patient and public involvement in research (PPI) is a good thing. The UK, and particularly the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has led the world in driving change in order to make PPI a normal part of contemporary research. Real progress has been made, and worthwhile impacts have been documented. But all is not well in the land of researcher-patient partnerships.

Professor Trish Greenhalgh covers three deeply ironic problems that have emerged as unintended consequences of what must still count as progress:

  • bureaucracy,
  • efficiency and
  • legitimising flaws

She will argue that to honour the principle of PPI, we need to ask some hard questions about the unintended consequences of what has been achieved so far.

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Attendance is free but advanced registration is required. For further information, contact randeurope@rand.org

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