A collection of links to more information for researchers and members of the public about involvement.


INVOLVE is a national advisory group that supports greater public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. INVOLVE is funded by and part of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). They share knowledge and learning on public involvement in research.

Visit the INVOLVE website for further information

Budgeting for public involvement

INVOLVE has produced a guide to help researchers to budget for public involvement when preparing a grant application.

Guide to budgeting for involvement

Online involvement cost calculator

Online involvement cost calculator


PenCLAHRC is an NHS-University partnership in SW England

PenCLAHRC's excellent resources on patient and public involvement


The Scottish Health Research Register - SHARe: if you are interested in taking part in healthcare research as a research participant, you can register with SHARe, a research register of people aged 16 or over and living in Scotland. This will allow SHARe secure access to your medical records through the NHS so that you can be contacted to see if you want to take part in relevant research studies.

Visit the SHARe website for further information