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The SPCR has developed an online resources hub for researchers, as well as for patient and public contributors, combining training and guidance documents.

Below you can also find some quick links to external PPI resources.

Resources Hub

This hub is hosted on Google Drive, and can be accessed online.


Resources for Researchers.

Resources for Patient and Public Contributors.


A list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers is available here.

Quick Links


The Clinical Research Cycle from Making Research Better

NIHR Research Design Services Patient and Public Involvement Resources

Plain English summaries from INVOLVE

INVOLVE PPI Senior Investigators 

NIHR RDS patient and public involvement handbook

INVOLVE - Taking stock of the evidence base for the impact of public
involvement in research: An invoNET round table discussion

James Lind Alliance

The Scottish Health Council's Participation Toolkit