Patient and public involvement and engagement: resources

We offer training and support to patients and the public who are involved in research, in addition to researchers to help them involve patients in their work. 

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PPI/E training opportunities

Internal training opportunities

Throughout the year, we run patient and public involvement introduction sessions for all patients and public contributors at The Royal Marsden, and for researchers at both The Royal Marsden and the ICR.

We also run a number of practical sessions for staff and digital transformation / artificial intelligence information sessions for patient and public contributors. 

Download the full programme to find out more

External training events

The Imperial College Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC) offers Public Involvement in Research training sessions, suitable for researchers, patients and members of the public.

Find out more about training opportunities at Imperial College PERC. 

Other resources

For researchers, patients and the public

Supporting patient and public involvement in research

UK Standards for Public Involvement

For researchers

Patient involvement in research: our top tips

Make a strong application | NIHR

NIHR payment guidance for researchers and professionals - Learning For Involvement

Briefing notes for researchers - public involvement in NHS, health and social care research (NIHR)

Cancer Research UK PPI toolkit for researchers (Cancer Research UK, 2019) 

GRIPP2 reporting checklists: tools to improve reporting of patient and public involvement in research, Staniszewska S, Brett J, Simera I, et al (2017)

For patients and the public

I want to help with research | NIHR

Public Information Pack (PIP): How to get involved in NHS, public health and social care research

Public Information Pack (PIP) Supplement: Finding out more

UK Standards for Public Involvement

NIHR Payment Guidance for members of the public - Learning For Involvement

Useful articles about patient and public involvement

Impact of PPI in clinical trials

Patient and public involvement in the early stages of clinical trial development: a systematic cohort investigation

Patient and public involvement in the design of clinical trials: An overview of systematic reviews

Contact us

General enquiries - [email protected]

Public Events

Throughout the year we host a number of public events to give patients, their friends and family and members of the public the opportunity to learn about BRC-funded and support research.