We collaborate and interact with the public in a variety of ways. This ranges from patients taking part in our trials, to sharing our findings with the public, and even collaborating with the public as co-researchers.
Leeds CTRU has an infrastructure to help support meaningful PPI throughout our research. We have an institute wide PPI policy and guidelines, which are supported by a Patient and Public Involvement Officer. Many of our Trial Managers and Co-ordinators also have experience in this area. We are committed to offering appropriate support and guidance to any members of the public who work with us.
We have been recognised at a national level for our high quality and innovative PPI. One example of this is the service user network set up to support our pressure ulcer studies.
Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in research means working with members of the public to plan and carry out research. We are committed to engaging with members of the public throughout our research activities. This includes working with the public to: