Inspirational experiences from patients, their families and carers

We’ve gathered some fantastic stories from people across England, whose lives have been transformed by clinical research.  All you need to do is click on the links below to access experiences relating to a wide range of conditions. You’ll find short-films and video-diaries to explore, plus audio and written accounts too.

  • Sue Rees

    Sue Rees

    22 February 2019

    Sue, a clinical research advocate, is helping others in her community
  • Judith Lindsey

    Judith Lindsey

    21 February 2019

    For Judith Lindsey, research is about building something for future generations
  • Dexter

    Dexter

    07 February 2019

    Learn about how Dexter's participation in research had got him determined to get more young people involved.
  • Karen Andrews

    Karen Andrews

    30 January 2019

    Find out how one research participant is using her own experience to help make taking part in research even better for others.
  • Joan Jones

    Joan Jones

    27 January 2019

    Joan shares her experience of being involved with research at Liverpool Heart and Chest
  • Willie and Linda Aspinall

    Willie and Linda Aspinall

    27 January 2019

    Willie and Linda Aspinall share their experience of being involved with research into alzheimer's disease
  • Tony Hill

    Tony Hill

    24 January 2019

    Tony Hill explains how research has made such a difference to his life
  • Phillip Lockrie

    Phillip Lockrie

    22 January 2019

    Phillip Lockrie talks about his involvement with research at the Clinical Research Facility in Lancashire
  • Lorraine Walters

    Lorraine Walters

    18 January 2019

    Lorraine participated in a drug study to avoid having surgery to treat an ectopic pregnancy.
  • Jack Newman

    Jack Newman

    18 January 2019

    Jack is using a mobile phone app connected to a pump to deliver insulin as part of a study into type 1 diabetes.