Get involved in NHS research in East Anglia

Get involved

Did you know there’s clinical research taking place at NHS hospitals and GP practices near you? Patient and public involvement is central to all our studies and you could get involved. Why not ask your nurse or doctor for more information?

You can also visit the UK Clinical Trials Gateway at to find out about NHS research taking place in your area.

Getting involved could give you...

  • A better understanding of your condition
  • Additional contact with your health professionals
  • A chance to contribute to better treatments

Find out what our participants say

We conduct a Patient Research Experience Survey every year so we can get our participants' views.

You can take a look at some of the highlights from the latest one which surveyed patients at hospitals across the Eastern region by clicking here or to read the full 2016/17 report just click here.

You could also join our network as a Patient Research Ambassador

Patient Research Ambassadors are patients, carers or lay people with a passion for research who volunteer to help others have better choices about taking part in research in the NHS. 

Contact the Research and Development team at your hospital to find out more about their Patient Research Ambassadors or contact Anne Sykes, our Patient and Public Involvement Manager by calling 01603 287670 or emailing

Patient Research Ambassadors