Why the public should be data research partners
Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley offers insight into the benefits of involving the public in heath data research in an article in Healthandcare.scot.
The Usher Institute is committed to involving patients and the public meaningfully in all our research.
New Consensus Statement
Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley contributed to a recently-published new consensus statement on public involvement and engagement with data intensive health research - which included input from the four public panels of the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research (2013-2018), one of which had been run from the Farr/Usher Institute here in Edinburgh.
Interview with Healthandcare.scot
Healthandcare.scot's Henry Anderson spoke to Professor Sarah Cunningham Burley to ask why the public should be data research partners.
National Standards for Public Involvement in Research
Flagship Patient and Public Involvement programmes based at the Usher Institute include the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research Patient and Public Involvement Group. This group is currently contributing as a test bed site implementing new National Standards for Public Involvement in Research.