The needs of patients is the main driver behind the work that we are doing, working with clinicians, charities, researchers and businesses to speed up adoption of devices into care for patient benefit. For this reason it is vital that we understand what issues patients and carers face on a day to day basis with the healthcare system, empower them to take part in research and work with them to improve care.
We are working to adopt Patient and Public Involvement, Engagement and Participation (PPIEP) into all elements of the work that we do to improve care using medical technology with our PPIEP theme being led by Hilary Brown.
Our research strategy will be developed with patients and public members and will aim to respond to some of the recommendations outlined in, Going the Extra Mile, the response to the NIHR Breaking Boundaries review recently published.
NIHR Trauma MIC uses the following terms to distinguish between the different PPIEP-oriented activities: to add the boxes which are on the website