New best practice guidance for public involvement
Created on Tuesday, 09 Jul 2019.
Public Involvement |
NHS Health Research Authority have launched new guidelines on how to involve patients and the public well in research.
The new webpages introduce four key principles for best practice in public involvement:
- Involve the right people – people who have lived experience relevant to the health condition or social care situation being researched, and to the people the study will aim to recruit as participants
- Involve enough people to provide a reasonable breadth and depth of views on the issues that are likely to be important to the people the study will aim to recruit, and who it is intended to benefit
- Involve those people enough in as many aspects of the study as is feasible, productive, and appropriate to the research - and at the right times
- Describe in your application how it helps using the question specific guidance in the Integrated Research Application System (IRAS) to make it clear how involving people well helps to address potential ethical issues