This workshop was the final step of a series of structured brainstorming exercises to identify potential sustainability scenarios for patient engagement addressing the outcomes and concepts of PARADIGM and that will be adopted by all stakeholders involved in medicines R&D. Read More
By Dr Stuart Faulkner, Programme and Operations manager, Nuffield Department of Primary Health Sciences, Oxford University, UK
Patient engagement (PE) and patient and public involvement (PPI) before, during and after the research process can help develop research questions, methods and outcomes that respond better to the needs and interests of patients, carers compared to when researchers alone in isolation. Furthermore, researchers can benefit by producing research that is more relevant and impactful.