Public members sought for RfPB programme to join some of its Regional Advisory Committees.
Six Regional Advisory Committees are looking to appoint a new public member. In order to be eligible for consideration, you must live in the relevant region:
The committees meet three times a year to discuss and decide which applications the programme should be recommending for funding. Members of the public take a full committee role and have the key task of providing a patient and public perspective in the research assessment processes. There are up to three patient and public members on each committee.
24th May 2013
2nd September 2014
National Institute for health research, Research for Patient Benefit programme
Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) is a national, response-mode programme established in 2006 to generate high quality research for the benefit of users of the NHS in England.
It funds regionally-derived applied research projects in health services and social care. Its main purpose is to realise, through evidence, the huge potential for improving, expanding and strengthening the way that healthcare is delivered for patients, the public and the NHS.
All of health care
All of England
Committee induction for new arrivals and support for special requirements and access needs
Payment and support is according to NIHR Guidance
Expenses paid include travel, childcare and carer costs, accommodation, meals.