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50 opportunities found

Become a reviewer for NIHR Evidence

Location: UK wide

Share your thoughts on health and social care research in your areas of interest

Optimisation of implants for breast reconstruction

Location: UK wide

Project that aims to improve implants used in breast reconstruction surgery.

Determining the value of interventions which improve quality of life

Location: UK wide

We need volunteers to co-design a research study

A review of intervention to support long-term physical activity in peripheral arterial disease and intermittent claudication

Location: UK wide

We need patients, carers and members of the public to refine the lay summary of a review proposal

Are you a 16-18 years old? Interested in Psychology? Research participation opportunity available.

Location: All of England

Research looking at the experiences of Year 11 leavers who have been affected by the Coronavirus.

Phase II Heart Attack / Acute Myocardial Infarction study – Remote Patient Information Sheet Review

Location: UK wide

An exciting opportunity to shape commercial phase II patient documentation for a Heart Attack

Mental Capacity Act

Location: All of England

How much do you know about the Mental Capacity Act?

Psychological impact of COVID- 19- pandemic and experience: An international survey

Location: UK wide

See attached document for approved advert of research study.

Join a focus group for young adults to talk about preventing weight gain

Location: London, Scotland

We want to talk to you about a study to prevent weight gain and how to spread the word

University of East Anglia (UEA) Addiction Research Public Involvement Pane

Location: All of England, East of England

We are looking for new Public Contributors to join our panel

Female adults raised on Soy milk formulas

Location: UK wide

Potential health effects on the reproductive system when raised on Soy formulas

Champion for Obesity Empowerment Network UK

Location: UK wide

Passionate about issues relating to obesity? We are looking for "Champions" of OEN UK

What questions would you like to see answered by psoriatic arthritis research?

Location: UK wide

Have YOUR say in the future of psoriatic arthritis research, take part in this 5 minute survey.

Children’s residential care workers wellbeing

Location: All of England

Exploring workplace wellbeing for this vital workforce

Recruiting the general public to our virtual interview study: How have you supported your health and well-being during COVID-19?

Location: UK wide

Tell us how you have supported your health & well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic

Researcher Volunteer for ‘Quit Sense’ quit smoking study

Location: All of England

A study looking at digital quit smoking support (website and new app)

Get Involved in a research about MRI and Gait Analysis in CMT

Location: UK wide, London

For people living with CMT, this is an opportunity to review a participants' information sheet

Understanding resilience and distress in unpaid caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Location: UK wide

Online survey open to unpaid UK caregivers in one of 4 conditions, aged 18+, and also non-caregivers

CLIMB – National Health Data Consent Survey

Location: UK wide

An online anonymous survey of public opinion on the sharing of health data.

Anticoagulation strategy in COVID Positive Patients

Location: North West

Observational study to assess risk of blood clots in COVID19 patients with different anticoagulation

Have your say for Stroke: Priority Setting Survey

Location: UK wide

Tell us your questions about stroke to help influence future research

A randomised controlled trial of compression therapies for the treatment of venous leg ulcers

Location: UK wide

Are you a patient or carer with experience of venous leg ulcers?

Interested in being part of research looking at parenting in people experiencing psychosis?

Location: North West

We're looking for parents who have experienced psychosis to help design our research project.

Scaffold technology for early intervention of cartilage defects in joints

Location: London

Clinical study of early treatment of cartilage damage

Face mask use and social distancing in the UK during COVID-19

Location: UK wide

Anonymous online survey open to anyone currently living in the UK and aged 18 or above

Patient involvement in research about pain at dressing change for people with chronic wounds

Location: UK wide

Are you living with a chronic wound requiring frequent dressing changes?

The COPPER Project: – Children with Oral Pain: signPost and advisE on pain Relief

Location: All of England

Are you a parent/carer interested in improving children's dental health?

Patient involvement opportunity in physiotherapy hip fracture research

Location: All of England

Help required on a projects associated with improving hip fracture physiotherapy rehabilitation

Delayed antibiotic prescribing treatment for people with Respiratory Infections

Location: South Central

A New Study to Look at Non-Drug Treatment for People with Respiratory Infections

Greater Manchester Cancer Research Advisory Group

Location: North West

A group for people have experience of cancer living in or being cared for in Greater Manchester

Latent TB: share your opinion and advice on testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis

Location: All of England

RID-TB needs your insights on latent TB to shape patient support

PPI: opiod medicines for persistent non-cancer pain

Location: UK wide

Help required exploring patient/prescriber relationship when prescribing opiod medicines

Parent/carer required for Co-Applicant role in study of urine infections in children

Location: All of England

Are you a parent/carer with experience of caring for a child when they required antibiotic medicine?

Patient and public involvement in physiotherapy research

Location: UK wide

We need patients, and members of the public to inform a project, advise on design and findings

Patients with recent experience of a tooth filling wanted for an independent steering committee

Location: All of England

Share your perspectives of dental treatment and help shape research

Workshop – Join us at our Clinical Research Nurses event and workshops

Location: East Midlands

Improve patients’ clinical trial experiences at this upcoming Clinical Research Nurses event

Would you like to get involved in dementia research?

Location: East Midlands, North East, North West, West Midlands, Yorks & Humber

A dementia study in Sheffield involving a blood sample, MRI scan and cognitive tests

Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHP) Research Unit Research Partnership Group

Location: UK wide

The Research Partnership Group is a group of people with an interest in health/ social care research

Are you interested in new ways to make diagnostics for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Location: London

We are looking for the views of RA patients to assist in advancing a new diagnostic test.

Interested in being part of the conversation around future therapies for HIV?

Location: London

We invite patients to participate in a programme on new therapies for HIV that are being developed.

Are you interested in new ways to make diagnostics for patients with Sjögren syndrome (SjS)?

Location: London

We are looking for the views of SjS’s patients to assist in advancing a new diagnostic test.

Medicines Management in neuropathic pain

Location: Yorks & Humber

This study aims to study patients’ experiences & use of medicine to manage neuropathic pain (NP).

Join our Lay Advisory Group

Location: All of England

Involvement in the research activities of London IVD Co-op in the area of point-of-care diagnostics

Pain relieving strategies for people with chronic wounds at dressing change

Location: UK wide, Yorks & Humber

Are you living with chronic wounds requiring frequent dressing changes?

Stop Smoking Study

Location: UK wide

Install a smoking cessation application, use it for four weeks, and complete surveys

Children’s Liver Disease Foundation Research Hub

Location: UK wide

Help shape research into childhood liver conditions

Designing medicines with the needs of the patient in mind

Location: West Midlands

An opportunity for older people and their carers to discuss how to improve the design of medicines

Are you interested in helping dementia prevention research?

Location: London

Are you aged between 50-85 years old? Have no diagnosis of memory issues? Please join our register

NHS Blood and Transplant Patient and Public Advisory Group (PPAG)

Location: UK wide

Bringing together public / patient insight and experience in NHSBT research.

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