Apply to become a professional reviewer

If you would like to register as an NIHR reviewer using your professional experience, then please complete this form.

To register as a reviewer using your experience as a patient, carer, or member of the public, please contact us at involve@nihr.ac.uk

The information you provide will be held on our Management Information System (MIS) so that we can approach you when a suitable reviewing task arises. Find out more about the role of the reviewer.

For longer answers, you can drag the bottom right-hand corner of a text-entry field to expand the size. If you have any other queries about how to fill out this form, please do not hesitate to contact us on 023 8059 5586 or at netsreviewing@nihr.ac.uk

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Tell us about yourself

Please use the space below to tell us more about yourself, such as your research areas, published work, methodological expertise, and finally any interests or personal experiences that may be relevant.

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Expertise

Please identify the areas in which you could most effectively review 'key' words or phrases (such as paediatric cardiology, service management, health economics, questionnaire design, obesity etc...)

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Areas of expertise

Please select any areas of expertise relevant to you.
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How did you hear about us?

How you hear about becoming an NIHR reviewer
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Data protection

By completely this form you are agreeing to your details being added to our management Information System (MIS) database. Your personal information is held and used in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (2018). The Department of Health and Social Care, National Institute for Health Research (DHSC NIHR) is the Data Controller under GDPR. Under GDPR, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. You should be aware that information given to us might be shared with other DHSC NIHR bodies for the purposes of statistical analysis and other DHSC NIHR management purposes. We also reserve the right to share details of research applications with other approved research funding organisations outside the NIHR in order to coordinate research activity in the UK. Information collected from you will not be passed to any third party outside the NIHR except specifically as detailed above without your consent except where we are under a statutory obligation or entitled to do so by law. Applicants may be assured that DHSC NIHR is committed to protecting privacy and to processing all personal information in a manner that meets the requirements of GDPR. You can ask for your details to be removed from our database at any time. 

We publish an annual list of reviewers who have completed a review for us during the past year. If you are asked to review, your contribution as a reviewer will be acknowledged on our website as a gesture of our appreciation. We will only list your name, and ensure that there is no indication of the reviewing task that you completed. If you would prefer us not to publish your details, please indicate this by ticking here: