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There are no prerequisites to become a public contributor for primary care research beyond having an interest in primary care research.

Each of the School’s members has a local PPI lead who will be able to support you and make you aware of any local training opportunities. However, there are also several online training modules which can help you strengthen your skills and knowledge related to public involvement. 


Public involvement: 

Research methods and processes: 

Reviewing funding applications:

Other training and development opportunities: 

  • European Patient Ambassador Programme (EPAP) aimed to help strengthen the skills of members of the public to be patient/public representatives. It covers topics varying from involvement with research and development to working with the media and improving public awareness.