How can I get involved?

The Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Patient Advisory Group welcomes new members at any time.

Please contact Carol Porteous for more information

Opportunities for getting involved

Do you have asthma, or have a family member with Asthma?

The new Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research is looking for people affected by asthma to join their Patient Advisory Group. You could provide the patient point of view on new asthma research studies, help with publicity material on asthma research, and keep up to date with the latest asthma research.

Visit Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research for further information

Other involvement opportunities

The European Patient Ambassador Programme

The European Patient Ambassador Programme (EPAP) is a free online learning resource developed to help patients and carers gain the knowledge and confidence to get involved in lots of different areas of patient involvement. The learning modules cover:

  • Finding information
  • Advocacy
  • Guidelines
  • Research
  • Health policy
  • Media activities

Visit the EPAP website for more information and to register

The Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility Education programme

We run courses, seminars and workshops for clinical researchers and members of the public and we welcome advice on all our educational programmes. If you have any ideas on courses or workshops about research you would find useful, let us know.

See the training and seminar page for details of training events for patient and public involvement