INVOLVE was established in 1996 and is part of, and funded by, the National Institute for Health Research, to support active public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. It is one of the few government-funded programmes of its kind in the world. As a national advisory group, our role is to bring together expertise, insight, and experience in the field of public involvement in research, with the aim of advancing it as an essential part of the process by which research is identified, prioritised, designed, conducted and disseminated.
To provide a health research system in which the NHS supports outstanding individuals working in world-class facilities, conducting leading-edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public.To improve the health and wealth of the nation through research.
I will create opportunities for all stakeholder voices to be heard and listened to in working group meetings, individual inquiries and through encouraging others to actively listen.Work in progress
I will support a culture of co-production where experiential knowledge is valued; setting priorities, influencing our work programmes and providing valuable insight.Work in progress
I will provide ongoing and reciprocal communication with our community, ensuring individuals have the information they need to make informed decisions and that their perspectives help inform developments and next steps.Work in progress