Getting Involved in Research: Training for patients and the public

Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Kings College London’s Biomedical Research Centre offer free one day training sessions to patients and members of the public living in south east London. This will help you to find out more about how patients and the public can help influence medical research.

What will the training cover?

  • An overview of the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and the types of research it does.
  • An introduction to the research process, from ideas to results.
  • The role of patients and the public in supporting research.

 Who can attend?

  • Patients and the public who are already involved in research projects.
  • People who are not yet involved but are interested in finding out more.
  • People who would like to become advisors in research.

The next sessions will be held on

  • Wednesday 31st May
  • Thursday 21st September
  • Thursday 7th December 2017 .

All sessions will run from 10:30- 15:30 at the Biomedical Research Centre on the 16th Floor of the Tower Wing at Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT.

We will reimburse attendees travel expenses (the hospital is a five minutes walk from London Bridge station) and provide lunch and refreshments.

Places are limited.

The training will be facilitated by Patient Representatives; Sue Hampton-Matthews and Alero Dabor.

Get in touch

For more information, please contact Claire O’Neill, Patient and Public Involvement Project Manager claire.o’neill@gstt.nhs.uk or call 07876 034 393