Patient and public involvement and engagement: training 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. 

Training course

PPI/E training opportunities

Internal training opportunities

The Royal Marsden offers training and support for patient and public involvement and engagement, led by Dr Markella Boudioni, PPI/E Lead.

Current Programme

We are currently offering online Thursday lunchtime sessions (via Microsoft Teams) to introduce staff to Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement. See the event programme and how to register here

Past events

In November and December 2019 we held a training event for researchers, patients and members of the public 'Patient and public involvement and engagement: an introduction' across The Royal Marsden's sites in Sutton and Chelsea.

Click here to to see the programme for the past event. 

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

The UK Standards for Public Involvement (INVOLVE, 2012)

Public Co-applicants in Research: guidance on roles and responsibilities (INVOLVE, 2019)

For researchers

Patient involvement in research: our top tips

Tips sheet: Recruiting members of the public to get involved in research funding and commissioning processes (INVOLVE, 2012)

Budgeting for Involvement (INVOLVE, 2015)

Involvement Cost Calculator (INVOLVE, 2015)

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

Starting-out (INVOLVE, 2019)

Contact us

Dr Markella Boudioni - Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Lead at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

General enquiries - [email protected]