Translate MedTech – Patient and Public Involvement

This training course aims to raise awareness about the benefits of involvement, helping researchers think about how and when to involve public, patients and carers, and offers researchers a chance to develop a plan for involvement through activities and discussion.

Open to academics, researchers, clinicians and industry representatives, the one day course will cover:

  • What is public and patient involvement in research?
  • How and when to involve people
  • Communicating well with people you involve
  • Planning involvement in your own research

By the end of the day you will:

  • Have a greater understanding of Public and Patient Involvement in research
  • Understand how to meaningfully incorporate the insight of people with conditions into your research activities
  • Understand how to ensure that your research is relevant and has the greatest impact.

Book now to avoid disappointment

This course is free to staff and postgraduate research students at Translate partner universities (Bradford, Huddersfield, Leeds, Leeds Beckett, Sheffield Hallam and York). Places for industry and clinical representatives are available at a cost of £300, please email Mohua Siddique to secure your ticket. Book now to avoid disappointment.


The training course will be run by Versus Arthritis.


About the trainer

We are Versus Arthritis. We are volunteers, healthcare professionals, researchers and friends, all doing everything we can to push back against arthritis.

We’re reaching out to everybody with the information and support they need, funding vital research and changing the way society sees arthritis.

ogether we’ll keep running, researching, influencing, volunteering, advising, chatting, baking, listening. We won’t stop until no-one has to tolerate living with the pain, fatigue and isolation of arthritis.

Join us and use your skills, knowledge, passion and energy to help us defy arthritis.