Welsh Government

Application to join the Involving People Network

Thank you for your interest in joining the Involving People Network. The Involving People Network is supported by the Public Involvement and Engagement team and is made up of members of the public, including patients, service users and carers, who share a common goal to help in the development and delivery of high quality research which will benefit future generations.

The Health and Care Research Wales Public Involvement and Engagement team provides the research infrastructure in Wales with support to enable active public involvement in research.

As part of your application to join the Involving People Network you will be required to read our information sheet and agree to our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct sets out to clarify the reasonable expectations of the Public Involvement and Engagement team and the members of the Involving People Network, and lists network member entitlements. This document is not about the expectations of researchers that are specific to an opportunity that Involving People Network members may be involved in.

The application process should take about 15 minutes. If you have any questions about becoming a member of the network or issues filling out the form, please contact us on 02920 230457 or email research-involvement@wales.nhs.uk.

Data Protection Act 1998

The data may be considered as sensitive personal data where the organisation is involved with matters relating to race, ethnic origins, politics, religious or similar beliefs, physical or mental health or sexual orientation. Personal information will not be shared with a third party without your permission.

By submitting your application you give permission for your name and contact details to be passed on to any relevant involvement opportunity leads, if selected for an opportunity. 

HealthWise Wales  

All new network members are being invited to take 10 minutes to fill in the largest health population survey to ever take place in Wales, which aims to help inform future health service provision by gathering a picture of the nation’s wellbeing. If you sign up you will be asked to answer a 10-minute online survey about your health, lifestyle and wellbeing every six months.

Visit the Healthwise Wales website to find out more and to register.


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