Engage your patients

The Clinical Research Network for Greater Manchester promotes patient and public involvement in research, reviewing funding applications and making recommendations about research funding.

This page provides information about how opportunities for your patients to become involved in research.

For more information contact Janet Eastwood, Head of Communications, janet.eastwood@nihr.ac.uk or call 0161 276 4646.

Research for the Future

Research for the FutureResearch for the Future is an NHS-supported campaign which encourages people to get more involved with health research in their local area. Register your interest in taking part in NHS health research at https://www.researchforthefuture.org.


Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia ResearchThe Join Dementia Research campaign aims to encourage patients, carers and the public to get involved in dementia research. Register your interest in participating in dementia research at www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk.


Be Part of Research

Be Part of ResearchThe Be Part of Research campaign aims to encourage patients, carers and the public to get involved in research and will coincide with the launch of our new Be Part of Research website https://bepartofresearch.nihr.ac.uk, which will allow users to search for opportunities to participate in research.

Help spread the word on social media using #BePartOfResearch.

Pledge your support by telling the campaign what you are doing to help raise awareness of healthcare research at https://bepartofresearch.nihr.ac.uk.


Get your PPG involved

Why not ask yout your Patient Participation Group (PPG) to lead on developing a research notice board at your practice.

You could set up PPG Facebook groups and PPG websites and use social media to encourage patients to get on board.

You could also write articles and blog posts about how to engage your patients and include them in newsletters, on websites and on research boards.