Heather J. Bagley

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PLAIN LANGUAGE SUMMARY Funders of research are increasingly requiring researchers to involve patients and the public in their research. Patient and public involvement (PPI) in research can potentially help researchers make sure that the design of their research is relevant, that it is participant friendly and ethically sound. Using and sharing PPI resources(More)
Patient and public involvement (PPI) in research involves the active contribution of members of the public in research studies and within research organisations. PPI is important in ensuring the relevance and quality of general health care research. Funders often now request evidence of prior and future planned PPI in health research. The University of(More)
Background The COMET Initiative recognises the expertise and crucial contribution of patients and carers in developing core outcome sets and research more generally. Core outcome sets need to include outcomes that are most relevant to patients and carers, and the best way to do this is to involve patients and carers in their development. COMET is developing(More)
BACKGROUND Despite increasing international interest, there is a lack of evidence about the most efficient, effective and acceptable ways to implement patient and public involvement (PPI) in clinical trials. OBJECTIVE To identify the priorities of UK PPI stakeholders for methodological research to help resolve uncertainties about PPI in clinical trials.(More)
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