The following information is for researchers involved in applied health, social care or public health research especially those thinking of applying for research funding. It is also for others involved or interested in the process, including research managers, public contributors and the wider public.
Points to think about appear in a popup when you hover over each of the boxes as well as some tasks/topics public/academic teams may want.
Explanatory notes also available via the link that appears when hovering over a box. You may find it beneficial to follow the stages below in a clock-wise manner starting at the top.
Further Public Involvement links and resources can also be found in our Public Involvement links library.
We would like to thank Dr Sue Hinder (RaFT Research and Consulting) and Dr Tracey Williamson (former Research Design Service North West Specialist Patient and Public Involvement adviser) for their significant input in producing the content of the guide and their feedback which was valuable in producing the online version.