Involvement is distinct from participation (e.g. recruiting patients to clinical trials) and engagement (e.g. disseminating research findings to patients).
Anyone can be involved in research.
- Members of the public (someone who is not a health professional)
- Community Groups e.g. multi-faith groups
- Former patients/Survivors
- Patient support groups e.g. Terrence Higgins Trust
- Family members; parents, partners, young people