26th November 2013 - Patient Day
There will be a Patient Day on 26th November 2013 as part of the annual UK & Ireland Pancreas Conference for 2013. The event is hosted by Professor Rubert Sutton in the Liverpool Hilton 27th-29th November 2013.
For more details please download the brochure Here
Many patients and public members work with researcher professionals and clinicians (e.g. doctors, nurses) and get actively involved in the different stages of research and associated activities.
Active involvement in clinical research is very different from being a participant in a study. It means:
There are a range of activities that patients and public members may be able to get involved in, with opportunity to choose what interests them. Examples include:
Getting actively involved can lead to:
Patients and the public may benefit from being actively involved:
Patients and the public may get paid for their involvement depending on what they are doing. Sometimes getting involved is unpaid. This information will always be made clear at the beginning of involvement. Any expenses you incur will always be reimbursed.
You may be interested in the following publications prepared by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR):
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