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Public involvement in research
Every day thousands of patients, carers and the public go the extra mile to help NIHR make research happen. From taking part in clinical trials to working in partnership with researchers, clinicians, social care practitioners and health professionals to improve the quality of our research, how it is designed, delivered and then used to change treatment and care.
Their contribution to our work since we started has been huge and we value it greatly. It means we can do the best research which is most relevant to the health and social care needs of our diverse nation.
Hear how taking part in health research can result in earlier treatment and can change peoples lives for the better.
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